Dear Customer,

Due to the rising costs of administering small orders, we are instituting a policy for minimum orders of $100, in our efforts to keep costs to as low as possible and offer the best wholesale pricing in the industry.

For orders less than $100, a small order administration fee of $20 will apply. This policy will be effective February 3rd, 2014. We truly regret any inconvenience that this might cause.

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Cajeput Essential Oil

Average Product Rating: 4.9 / 5 (Based on 16 Customer Reviews)

Botanical Name: Melaleuca cajeputi

Main Constituents:
1,8-Cineole: 76.58%

Plant Part: Leaves and Twigs

Origin: Indonesia

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Cajeput Essential Oil has a fresh, camphorous aroma resembling the combined fragrances of camphor, rosemary, and cardamom, with a slight fruity note; a middle note with a medium strength aroma.

Blends With: Cedarwood, Clove Bud, Labdanum, Origanum, Rosemary and Thyme.

Product Abstract: Cajeput is a small tree with a soft, thick, spongy, ash-colored bark and scattered branches, with the slender twigs often drooping likethe weeping willow (Salix babylonica). The leaves are from 3 to 5 inches long, and very aromatic when bruised. Cajeput being the Indonesian for 'white wood', it is part of the Melaleuca family and is used much in the same way as its cousin, Tea Tree.

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

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Customers may purchase products from New Directions Aromatics Inc. only with the clear understanding that all products must be used at their own discretion, and only after referring to the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).

New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be responsible for any damages resulting from use of or reliance upon this information. The user of the product is solely responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations applying to the use of the products, including the intellectual property rights of third parties.

The certifications, statements and product descriptions shown on this website are strictly for information purposes only. The information in this document is obtained from current and reliable sources but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. Nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by New Directions Aromatics Inc. as to the fitness for any use.

Further, New Directions Aromatics is not responsible for the comments made in the customer reviews, nor when products are used in ways not suitable to their purpose (for example, fragrance oils in toothpaste; bath salts in metal containers; additives used in larger amounts than recommended).

As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.

The liability of New Directions Aromatics Inc. is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be liable for any errors or delays regarding an order, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).

IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.

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Submited By: Silvia from Riverside, California on
Loyal Customer Since: 2013
Rating: Star

Love this e.o. Smells better than tea tree oil.
Submited By: Steven from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on
Loyal Customer Since: 2011
Rating: Star

Cajeput Essential Oil is a really complex, camphorous scent with sweet fruity undertones. It's invigoratingly therapeutic. Wakes up the senses.
Submited By: Lisa from Pellston, Michigan on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

This oil works great in my pain relief salve. I blend it with menthol, lavender and clove bud.
Submited By: Alina from Budd Lake, New Jersey on
Loyal Customer Since: 2013
Rating: Star

This is the first time I've ordered cajeput from anywhere, but I really like it. Not as 'in your face' as eucalyptus, but with similar congestion-clearing properties (evident at first whiff ;) lol). While I had bought it for use in salves for muscle and joint pain relief, I definitely won't ignore it during the winter cold/flu seasons!
Submited By: Krissandra from Moses Lake, Washington on
Loyal Customer Since: 2008
Rating: Star

I love cajeput, if only I could pronounce it! it smells a bit like eucalyptus but has the wonderful qualities of tea tree. I blend it with virginia cedarwood for a great invogorating, yet earthy scent
Submited By: Maureen from Vancouver, British Columbia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

I find cajput not only eases sore muscles but it also has a soothing effect on my mildly arthritic knuckles.
Submited By: Sowmya from Toronto, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Awesome quality, great price. Excellent for "terping" my henna paste. Love NDA!
Submited By: Melinda from Payson, Utah on
Loyal Customer Since: 2009
Rating: Star

Wonderfully priced, all-purpose oil! Since essential oils are adaptogens, you can find "YOUR" oil--one that seems to work for you for practically everything, that works to balance your unique vibrational energy. I have found this to be one such oil for certain individuals.
Submited By: Jenn from Vancouver, British Columbia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Very bright, sharp smell, similar to eucalyptus, but with a richer and sweeter note.
Submited By: Crystal from Port Moody, British Columbia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Everyone else compares cajeput to tea tree oil, but I think it smells more like a milder eucalyptus globulus. I really enjoy it in the nebulizer when I'm stuffed up, and diluted in a carrier with pine and frankincense for a chest cough.
Submited By: Vanice from Cambridge, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Cajeput is great in preparations for acne but is also quite affective in back muscle pain relief when blended with chamomile, roman and lavander.
Submited By: Tracey from Toronto, Ontario on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

Good value. Excellent substitute for tea tree when a more herbaceous scent is wanted.
Submited By: Sandi from Vancouver, British Columbia on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

So much like tea tree in it's applictions but a nicer, less medicinal smell. I'd rather use it in a blend for massage or burning, and it's nicer on the skin/face.
Submited By: Joely from Topeka, Kansas on
Loyal Customer Since: 2006
Rating: Star

Everyone should have durnig cold and flu seasion!
Submited By: Khadija Dawn from Dollard Des Ormeaux, Quebec on
Loyal Customer Since: 2005
Rating: Star

I have been shopping around for a better priced essential oil supplier, as my previous supplier was very expensive. I am thrilled to have found New Directions Aromatics !! I am now hooked and I was able to offer my customers even lower prices due to the prices here! Their packaging is also amazing ! I hope that they can offer cajeput in 500 ml quantities or more because this is one oil I sell a lot of. I wanted to make a correction to the post that said cajeput is used as an antibacterial mixer in our henna paste (as this is not it's true purpose). Cajeput is used as what we call a "terp", which darkens the henna stain when mixed into the henna paste. The color results will be even darker then without "terps" (essential oils such as cajeput etc., which darken the henna paste). Using essential oils known as "terps" are the best way to go when making henna paste for a darker stain result. Other essential oils may be added for scent.
Submited By: Candice from Sarasota, Florida on
Loyal Customer Since: 2006
Rating: Star

Wonderful immune-boosting oil. CAJEPUT or Melaleuca cajeputi is also known as the White Tea Tree and Swamp Tea Tree it is often confused with True Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia), and Niaouli (Melaleuca viridiflora). I use it for aches and pains, acne, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs, cystitis, fire ant bites, insect stings, oily skin, rheumatism, sinus congestion, spots, urinary & viral infection. (Also known as Cajuput, Melaleuca leucadendron, Melaleuca minor, Paperbark Tree, Punk Tree, White Wood.) Also widely used as an antiseptic mixer in Henna Tattooing. Henna = the Egyptian Privet = Lawsonia inermis. This is a great quality oil, highly recommended.