BOTANICAL NAME: melaleuca cajeputi
DISTILLATION METHOD: steam
PARTS USED: leaves, twigs
FRAGRANCE: strong, sweet, medicinal, camphorous
BLENDS WELL WITH: cedarwood, clove bud, clary sage, geranium, labdanum, lavender, marjoram, oakmoss, pine, rosemary, spice oils, thyme, ylang ylang
AROMATIC & PHYSICAL USES: arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, colds, coughs, cystitis, flu, insect bites, muscular aches and pains, oily skin, sinusitis, sore throat, urinary infection, viral infections, analgesic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antineuralgic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, diaphoretic, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, sudorific, tonic, vulnerary
MAGICAL USES: purification, protection, dispel negative thoughts and energies, break habits.
Antibacterial: kills or inhibits bacteria.
Antimicrobial: capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of microbes.
Antiseptic: a substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms.
Antispasmodic: referring to something that suppresses spasms.
Carminative: relieves discomfort of gas in the digestive tract.
Diaphoretic: promotes sweating.
Expectorant: a substance used to cause or induce expulsion of phlegm from the lungs.
Febrifuge: reduces fever.
Sudorific: produces sweat.
Tonic: restorative and curative; intended to invigorate.
Safety Warning: Generally non-toxic, may irritate in high concentrations. Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Use carrier oil when applying to skin.