Niaouli essential oil, which is a member of the Tea Tree family, has a fresh, clearing and medicinal aroma. Known for its powerful antiseptic and antibacterial properties, it is a stimulating and refreshing oil that is beneficial to both the respiratory and immune system. It is also good for skin problems.
- Latin Name
- Melaleuca Viridiflora
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- Essential oil by steam distillation from the leaves and young twigs.
- Cineol, terpineol, pinene, limonene, citrene, terebenthene, valeric ester, acetic ester and butyric ester.
Niaouli was used locally for a wide variety of ailments, such as aches and pains, respiratory conditions, cuts and infections, it was also known to purify water. It is still a popular ingredient for toothpaste and mouth sprays today.