CAJEPUT ESSENTIAL OIL
Botanical name: Melaleuca Cajuputi Powell
Botanical synonym: Melaleuca leucadendron var. cajuputi Roxb.
Synonyms: Cajeput, river tea tree, swamp tea tree, weeping tea tree, punk tree.
Source: Leaves and twigs
Description / Color / Consistency: A pale yellow, sometimes with a green tint-white mobile liquid having fresh, mint, camphoraceous odour
Aromatic Summary: Cajeput essential oil spreads a fresh aroma which resembles the mixed fragrance of rosemary, camphor and cardamom. It also spreads slight fruity aroma which makes it a middle category aroma.
Amalgamation: You can blend this high-quality essential oil with Clove Bud, Rosemary, Labdanum Origanum, Cedarwood and Thyme to formulate more effective products.
Cajeuput essential is a warming camphorous extract. It is obtained from the extraction of twigs and leaves by using the steam distillation process. Cajeput oil has a variety of health benefits which starts from relieving body pain to treating respiratory ailments. This oil is generally used to produce massage oils. Across the essential oils supplier, it is appreciated for its absolute remedial qualities in relieving fever, nasal ailments and chest congestion.
It is not suggested to consume internally, but it has numerous medical benefits which include treating internal and external body problems. Cosmetics manufacturers use it to make salves and balms. The most important fact about it is that it can be consumed alone or by mixing other ingredients with it.
Striking Benefits of Cajeput Essential Oil:
Precaution: No serious threats are associated with Cajeput essential oil. But still, it needs to be consumed carefully as an overdose may cause skin irritation. So, doctor’s prescribed doses should be administered.
Flash Point (Closed cup) °C 52ºC
Refractive Index 1.461 – 1.472 @20ºC
Physical Status Liquid
Optical Rotation -4.00º to +3.00º
Relative Density 0.905 – 0.935 @20ºC
Density 0.905 – 0.935
Solubility in Alcohol 1:9 in 80% ethanol