Cajeput Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Melaleuca cajuputi
Cajeput oil is a top note that is popular during the winter months because of its stimulating, camphoraceous aroma. Cajeput is a good addition to DIY outdoor body sprays. It has a sweet, fruity middle note.
Blends Well With
Herbal or floral oils such as clary sage, lavender, or rosemary, or combine with other strong aromas like cedarwood or clove.
This oil may be high in 1,8-cineole, which can cause CNS and breathing problems in young children. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.
Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.