|:||8008-98-8 / 470-82-6|
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid. with Camphorous with a slight fruity odor.|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.|
|:||0.900 – 0.921 @ 20°C|
|:||-4.0 – +1.0 @ 20°C|
|:||1.463 – 1.472 @ 20°C|
Plant Part Used
|:||Leaves and Twigs|
|:||Steam distillation of leaves and twigs.|
DESCRIPTION:This essential oil is sourced from the Cajeput tree, which is a common name used for certain members of the genus Melaleuca. These trees are evergreens with pointed leaves having white, red or green flowers. The trees are widely known for their essential oils that have many aromatherapeutic and herbal uses.
CONSTITUENTS:It contains a-pinene, b-pinene, myrcene, a-terpinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, y-terpinene, p-cymene, terpinolene, linalool, terpinen-4-ol and a-terpineol.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:Cajeput Oil has a fresh, camphorous aroma resembling the combined fragrances of camphor, rosemary, and cardamom, with a slight fruity note; a middle note with a medium strength aroma.
BLENDS WITH:It can mix well with various essential oils such as bergamot, cloves, geranium, lavender, and thyme.
COMMON NAMES:Melaleuca, white wood.
USES:The essential oil of the Cajeput is widely used in many aromatherapeutic and herbal preparations. This oil contains highest anti-infectious properties and is popular amongst health professionals around the world.