The word Cajuput derives from the Malaysian term caju puti significance white-colored wood. The cajuput shrub, native to Australia and Malaysia, is also known as Melaleuca leucadendra or Melaleuca minor. Its tree holds infrequent, piercing, wide, evergreen and white-colored flowers and connected to the Myrtaceae family. Cajuput has various healing capabilities and it is for this reason that it is grown all over the globe such as India, South Asia, Japan, Vietnam, Java, and Malaysia. The leaves in and branches of the tree are used for the removal of cajuput oil.
MODE OF EXTRACTON:
Cajuput essential oil extracted through the steam distillation method from the fresh leaves and twigs of Cajuput plant.
Cajuput oil is utilized widely with a great remedy for digestion problem and skin problems and assists to balance our mind by clearing thoughts, stimulating the mind and eliminating the feelings of slowness.
The healing characteristics of this oil include carminative, anti-spasmodic, decongestant, paregoric, anti-neuralgic, antiseptic, insecticide, and tonic. It helps in curing the infections such as colds and coughs, cools down the body. Cajeput oil is very helpful for asthma, sinusitis and a sore throat.
It is helpful in all types of problem like acne, psoriasis, etc. and widely used as massage oil.
The oil is used in the treatment of illnesses such as bone and joint problems and disorders, difficulty in breathing, bronchitis, cholera, respiratory disease, epilepsy, coughing and cold, abdominal viruses, pneumonia, tooth discomfort, intestinal complaints, bladder issues, skin issues such as acne, rheumatism, neuralgia, and many other illnesses and health issues.
Cajuput essential oil blends well with wintergreen and eucalyptus oil. The oil can be used as a tonic and a pesticide. It is used in cleansers, soaps, fragrances, and various beauty products to add perfume to them.
For flavor, it is also used in beverages and various types of meals. The oil is regarded protected from part effects; however, it may cause irritation on the skin if used in extreme amounts.
Cajupt oil is an excellent wound healing essential oil and smells just like to eucalyptus.
Sometimes it described as a white tea tree. Major ingredient of cajuput essential oil are a- pinene, b-pinene, p-cymene, terpinolene, linaloal, myrcene, terpinen-4 ol, a terpene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, y terpinene, a terpineole.
It may cause skin irritation in some people; thus, a skin test is suggested prior to use this oil. Contact with eyes should be avoided. It is a non-toxic and non-sensitizing product.