Scientific Name: Melaleuca cajeputi
Country of Origin: Australia
Synonyms: M. minor, cajuput, white tea tree, white wood, swamp tea tree, punk tree, paperbark tree.
Plant Family: Myrtaceae
Plant Parts Used: Tree/ leaves and twigs
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Pale yellowy-green mobile liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Top
Aroma: Sweet, herbaceous and rather penetrating
Main Constituents: Cineol (14-65% depending on the source) terpineol, terpinyl acetate, pinene, nerolidol and other traces.
Blends With: Angelica, bergamot, Birch, Cardamom, Clove, Geranium, Immortelle, Lavender, Myrtle, Niaouli, Nutmeg, Rose, Rosewood, Thyme
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-sensitizing. May irritate the skin in high concentrations.