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Cajeput essential oil

January 16, 2021 0 Comments


Melaleuca leucadendron

Botanical Properties

Origin and history

Its origins date back to Southeast Asia. It is found in the wild in Indonesia, Australia and the Far East. The Malays have been using cajeput since the dawn of time for respiratory ailments or to promote sweating.

Organoleptic properties

Appearance: clear and liquid

Color: pale yellow to colorless

Odor: fresh and cineolated

Distilled parts: Steam distillation of leaves and tops

Country of origin: Vietnam

Density: 0.900 - 0.921


Main biochemical constituents: 1-8 cineol, Limonene

Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Limonene, Linalool, Geraniol.

Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present an allergy risk in some people. To measure your tolerance, always do an application test in the crease of the elbow before using in your mixes.


Like all Melaleucas, organic cajeput essential oil is a general antiseptic. She is also
  • anti-infectious,
  • antiputride,
  • decongestant,
  • anticatarrhal,
  • expectorant,
  • antineuralgia
  • antispasmodic.


It is the oil of colds and pains.

The essential oil of organic cajeput relieves feverish infections, disorders of the respiratory system, sinusitis, bronchitis, fever, aches, rheumatism.
Its content of oxides and monoterpenes (1-8 cineole, limonene) gives it antiviral properties.
It also promotes intestinal transit.


Consult a physician before any therapeutic use or oral treatment.

Oral use: 2 drops / day of organic cajeput essential oil, with a little honey or on a pastille to be placed under the tongue, against respiratory and ENT infections.

On the skin: Mix 2 drops of organic rose cajeput essential oil + 2 drops of organic hazelnut vegetable oil, apply around the neck and on the chest against flu or bronchitis.

In diffusion: It will diffuse a scent close to eucalyptus, fruity, to sanitize your rooms and against chronic respiratory ailments.

Possible synergies

Bronchitis, respiratory infections: Pine, niaouli, thyme
Migraine: Lavender

Energetic values ​​and synergies

The essential oil of cajeput is related to the throat chakra, Vishuddhi, the 5th chakra.
Its color is blue, its element ether and space.
Its dysfunction can cause depression, lack of thinking and coldness.

In synergy: Hyssop

Harmonize Vishuddhi with the “Vibratory Blue” oil: Mix 10 drops of organic cajeput essential oil + 10 drops of organic noble laurel essential oil in 30 ml of organic macadamia vegetable oil. Massage the neck areas and cervical vertebrae.


Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women.


The information given on essential oils through this website is provided for informational purposes. They can in no way replace the advice given by a doctor. For any therapeutic use or if you want more information on essential oils, consult a professional.