Cajuput Essential Oil
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GC/MS Key Constituents:
Plant Origin: Austrailia
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from leaves/twigs
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Acne, analgesic, antiseptic, bronchitis, cold, decongestant, digestive ailments, earache, expectorant, fleas, flu, gout, headache, insecticide, insect repellant, intestinal parasites, laryngitis, lice, menstrual support, psoriasis, rheumatism, toothache, vomiting (Althea Press, 289).
Insect bites, acne, psoriasis, pimples, ease pain, insecticide, antibacterial, rheumatic pains, arthritis, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, relieves cramps and spasms in intestines and uterus, expectorant, remove mucus, reduce fever, asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, sore throat, colds, laryngitis, viral infections, antiseptic, cystitis, urethritis, toothaches (Purchon, 42).
Colds, respiratory infections, colds, flu, catarrh, sinusitis, sore throat, headaches (Davis).
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Topical: Apply to affected area, temples, tip of nose, neck, so on as desired.
Ok for children 4+ with proper dilution.
Pregnancy safe with extra dilution.
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Inhalation: Diffuse or rub a drop on palms and inhale.
Internal: Although the quality of Selah Oils is excellent, it is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a certified physician who is also certified in aromatherapy. We recommend getting internal dosing instructions from a licensed physician as some essential oils are not recommended for oral consumption. This is in no way a reflection on our oil quality, only a matter of safety and caution with respect to how concentrated essential oils are. When used within safe parameters, and under your physician's care, the quality of our essential oils is such that they can be used internally if deemed appropriate.
However, with that said, it is important to remember the extreme concentration of essential oils. "Using essential oils by rubbing them into the skin or via inhalation is in many cases more effective than oral delivery" (Schnaubelt 96).
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion. It is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a licensed physician who is also certified in aromatherapy.
May irritate the skin so it needs to be well diluted. Do not apply to or near the face of infants or children.
This oil can cause breathing problems in young children when applied to or near the face.
Cajuput may neutralize homeopathic remedies.
If for any reason you get essential oils in your eyes, put carrier oil along the eyebrows above the eyes and on the cheekbones below the eyes.
Do not put essential oils inside your ear canal.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Higley, Connie & Alan. Reference Guide for Essential Oils (2012).
Purchon, Nerys, and Lora Cantele. The Complete Aromatherapy & Essential Oil Handbook for Everyday Wellness (2014).
Tisserand, Robert. Essential Oil Safety, Second Ed. (2014).
Price, Shirley & Len. Aromatherapy for Health Professionals (2012).
Purchon, Nerys, and Lora Cantele. The Complete Aromatherapy & Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness (2014).
Davis, Patricia. Aromatherapy: An A-Z (2000).
Althea Press. Essential oils, Natural Remedies: The Complete A-Z Reference of Essential Oils for Health and Healing (2015).
Schnaubelt, Kurt Ph.D., Advanced Aromatherapy (1995), p. 96.
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