Melaleuca Leucadendron

Melaleuca Leucadendron (Cajeput Oil)

Cajuput or Cajeput Essential Oil also know has “White wood” is obtained from the herb called Melaleuca Cajuputi. The principal places of production of cajeput essential oil include Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Australia, and Vietnam.

Cajeput was one of the first products to be imported from Southeast Asia to Europe by the Dutch in the 18th century. Its use dates back to ancient times when people used it for both therapeutic and cosmetic purposes.

Applications

• Medicinal
• Ayurveda
• Cosmetic
• Perfumery
• Aromatherapy
• Skin & Hair


Active Ingredients

  • Caryophyllene
  • Alpha Pinene
  • Beta Pinene
  • Limonene
  • Alpha Terpinene
  • Alpha Terpineol
  • Gamma Terpinene
  • Terpinolene
  • Terpineol
  • Cineole
  • Cymene
  • Linalool
  • Myrcene
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Our Strict QC regime ensures all our Products & batches strictly adhere to our self- quality control test parameters and assay protocol standardized by HPLC. Heavy Metals and Microbiological profile meets IP standards. This ensure highest purity product reaches our customers.

Pharmacological Properties


Antiseptic, Analgesic, Antibacterial, Anticatarrhal, Anthelmintic, Antidepressant, Anti-Spasmodic, Anti-Infectious, Antifungal, Anti-Inflammatory, Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, Antirheumatic, Antiviral,  Anti-Neuralgic, Balsamic, Calmative, Carminative, Decongestant, Digestive Expectorant, Emmenagogue, Febrifuge, Insecticide, Sudorific, Stimulant, Tonic & Vermifuge.

 

Facts


Family

:

Myrtaceae

SCIENTIFIC NAME

:

Melaleuca Leucadendra /  Melaleuca Cajuputi

OTHER NAMES

:

Cajuput, Cajeput, White wood, swamp tea-tree

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

:

India

COLOUR

:

Colorless or pale yellow

ODOR

:

Fresh, robust, fruity, and camphor-like.

solubility

:

Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils

EXTRACTION METHOD

:

Steam Distillation

Parts used

:

Leaves / Twigs

Concoction:

  • Bay Laurel
  • Bergamot
  • Camphore-White
  • Cardamom
  • Cinnamon leaf
  • Clove Bud
  • Eucalyptus
  • Geranium
  • Ginger
  • Hyssop
  • Juniper berry
  • Lemon
  • Myrtle
  • Niaouli
  • Nutmeg
  • Lavender
  • Spruce
  • Orange (sweet)
  • Peppermint
  • Oregano
  • Pine
  • Sage (Greek)
  • Rosemary
  • Sandalwood
  • Tea tree
  • Thyme
oil, oil bottle, herbal oil

Benefits:

  • Treats skin infections
  • Reduces scars
  • Fights against dandruff
  • Relieves sinus congestion
  • Reduces Fever
  • Supports the digestive system
  • Alleviates the arthritis symptoms
  • As a fragrance in soaps, perfumes and cosmetics
  • Eases muscle cramps
  • Aids in maintaining oral health
  • Overcomes visual & screen stress
  • Cures colds, coughs, and sore throats
  • Soothes sciatica
  • Treats insect bites

References:

  • Lee, T. H., Wang, G. J., Lee, C. K., Kuo, Y. H., and Chou, C. H., 2002.
  • Pino J, Bello A, Urquiola A, Aguero J, Marbot R, 2002.
  • Moharram, F. A., Marzouk, M. S., El Toumy, S. A., Ahmed, A. A., and Aboutabl, 2003.
  • Stablein, J. J., Bucholtz, G. A., and Lockey, 2002.
  • Subehan, Usia, T., Iwata, H., Kadota, S., and Tezuka, Y., 2006
  • Ané Orchard and Sandy van Vuuren, 2017.
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