Botanical Name - Melaleuca leucadendron / Melaleuca cajeputi
Caution - *Avoid during pregnancy
Aroma - Fresh camphorous eucalyptus aroma
Part of Plant - Leaves and twigs
Extraction Method - Steam distillation
Country of Origin - Vietnam
Chemical Constituents - Cineol, terpineol, limonene
Uses - Stimulating, purifying and clearing. Used chiefly as a local application in skin disease and as a stimulating expectorant. Mildly analgesic, antimicrobial and antiseptic, it is useful at the start of infections such as a cold. Clears the head and encourages focus.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.