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Cajeput resembles the combined fragrance of camphor, rosemary and cardamom, fresh with a slight fruity scent. It is from the same family as Tea Tree essential oil, it is known for its therapeutic properties. It is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs.
Cajeput is a small tree similar to a bush, most common in Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries. The leaves are collected and left overnight for fermentation before putting them through process of steam distillation. Cajeput is mainly known for its ability to treat colds, flus and chronic rheumatism, and has stood the test of time as a potent remedy for respiratory and sinus-related infections for thousands of years.


Cajeput oil is a well-known remedy for clogged sinuses, or for use in treatment of sinus infection. It is often seen as the key active ingredient in popular over-the-counter ointments and balms used to treat sinus issues.

Cajeput oil is also time-tested remedy for various ailments related to respiratory track, including: flu, chest tightness, sore throat, ear infections, laryngitis and mild fever.

Tooth related ailments: Cajeput oil can bring immediate relief from toothaches. A few drops of this essential oil placed on cotton can be applied directly on the gum and cheek near the painful tooth to bring relief.

External Sores and abscesses: Cajeput can help in healing tissues which are inflamed and have turned pink as a result of sores or abscesses.

Cajeput Oil can also be used to bring relief from following the ailments: boils & carbuncles, ordinary cuts and scrapes, swelling around finger or toe, ringworm or external fungus infections, head lice, scabies, and others.


  • Sinus infection
  • Flu
  • Sore throat
  • Ear infections
  • Laryngitis
  • Toothache
  • Regenerative
  • Healing tissues


  • diffuser
  • local application

Cajeput essential oil should be diluted 50:50 with base oil, before use.


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  • Cajeput essential oil is generally considered safe.