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  • Additional common names include its indian name "kayu putih or "white wood" English translation. 
  • Cajeput Botanical name is Malaleuca Leucadendron.
  • Cajeput oil is commonly extracted from its leaves with steam distillation.  It is a thin oil with a clear color.
  • Cajeput oil has a medium strength aroma with a Medium note in perfumery terms. It has a fresh and fruity essence.
  • Cajeput oil has been used in relation to muscle aches (related to Tea Tree Oil), coughs, bronchitis, asthma, soar throat and sinusitis.  
  • Cajeput oil like Tea Tree oil may cause skin irritation. 



Carrot Seed


Cedarwood, Atlas





Clary Sage

Clove Bud

Common Sage



Resources and References

  • Bowles, E. J., "The Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils"; Allen & Unwin; 3rd edition (April 1, 2004).
  • Lawless, Julia; "Illustrated Encyclopediaof Essential Oils: The Complete Guide to the Use of Oils in Aromatherapy & Herbalism", Element Books Ltd.; Reissue edition (December 25, 1995).
  • Tisserand, R., Young, R. "Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals", Churchill Livingstone; 2 edition (November 6, 2013).

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