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CAJUPUT - Melaleuca leucadendron

by Penny Keay

CAJUPUT - Melaleuca leucadendron

Common name: Cajuput
Country of Origin - Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam Australia
Processed - Steam Distilled
Part used - Fresh leaves and twigs from young trees
Characteristics - Pale yellow-green in color with a camphorous aroma.

PROPERTIES & USES:

Therapeutic: Analgesia, antiseptic, antibacterial, Antiviral, carminative, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, rubefacient, sudorific, tonic.

Medical: Internal - asthma, bronchitis, candida, colds, cystitis, flatulence, indigestion, parasites (intestinal roundworms), tonsillitis, urinary tract infection, viral infection.

External: acne, arthritis, earache, headache, insect bites, muscle aches, rheumatism, tinea, toothache.

Industry & Household uses: Used in vaporizers for an antiseptic atmosphere in sick rooms. Traditional folklore says lice and fleas would "fall off cats and dogs" when they were rubbed down with Cajeput. In Asia is used as a room spray for bedbugs and other insects. Also used in soaps and detergents.

BLENDS with: Bergamot, cypress, juniper berry, lemon, pine and rosemary

CAUTIONS: *Keep out of reach of children.*


BLENDS TO TRY

MASSAGE OIL for SORE MUSCLES

5 drops Allspice
4 drops Cinnamon
3 Drops Cajuput
3 drops Chamomile
15 ml of your favorite carrier oil

Mix all oils, and use as you would any massage oil. Work into muscles especially after a workout

FOOT BATH REJUVENATING

Myrtle - 4 drops
Spearmint - 4 drops
Grapefruit - 4 drops
Cajuput - 3 drops
15 ml of a carrier oil

Blend together and add 7-9 drops in foot bath, swirl water to disperse the oils, insert feet and relax for 15 minutes


FOR CABIN FEVER - (to help fight mild depression)

Take a bath with a teaspoon of this Blend added to the water

50 ml Sunflower oil
6 drops lemon
12 drops coriander
6 drops neroli
5 drops ylang ylang

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Please do not use my information without my permission.


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