Cajeput (Melaleuca minor) Malaysia 5ml

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Pure Cajeput (Melaleuca minor) Malaysia, therapeutic-grade essential oil, undiluted, 5ml cobalt blue glass bottle, with euro-style orifice reducer, tamper-evident cap.

Cajeput Oil is perfect to keep on hand while during flu and cold season, especially for when using in the diffuser. When diluted, it can be used topically, but there is indication that skin irritation may occur.

Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) is a relative to Cajeput (Melaleuca leucadendron).

Botanical Name

Melaleuca leucadendron / Melaleuca cajuputi

Strength of Initial Aroma


Aromatic Description

Fresh, campherous aroma with a fruity note.

Cajeput Oil Uses

Asthma, bronchitis, coughs, muscle aches, oily skin, rheumatism, sinusitis, sore throat, spots. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 58-63.]

Safety Information

Tisserand and Young indicate that due to the 1,8 cineole content, Cajeput Oil may cause CNS and breathing problems in young children. Reading Tisserand and Young's full profile is recommended. [Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 224.]

General Safety Information

Do not take any oils internally and do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.