Aroma: Strongly camphorous, medicinal, spicy and warm
Latin Name: Melaleuca viridiflora
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Cultivation Method: Conventionally grown
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Extracted From: Leaves
Color: Clear to slightly pale yellow/green
Perfumery Note: Top / Middle
Consistency: Thin, water-like liquid
Aromatherapy Properties: Medicinal, stimulating, and purifying. Niaouli's aroma is like a mix of tea tree and eucalyptus.
Suggested Use: This is a good essential oil to use to enhance breathing. It is also good to add to cleaning supplies to freshen the air and cleanse surfaces.
Topically, it can help with minor scrapes, blemishes, and foot fungus. It can also be good in a massage lotion to help with body aches and stiffness. Dilute to 2% with topical use, which equals about 10 drops of oil per ounce of carrier oil. Dilute more heavily with sensitive skin.
Specific Safety Information: Not for internal use. Dilute properly with topical use. Avoid with pregnant or breastfeeding women, children, with asthma, and with certain other medical conditions. Ask your doctor if you have any questions before use.
Note: this is a light essential oil that oxidizes easily; store properly away from sun and air. Oxidized oils can cause skin irritation.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure a disease.