This essential oil is obtained from Cajeput tree, which is a common name used for certain members of the genus Melaleuca. These trees are evergreens with pointed leaves having white, red or green flowers.
p-cymene, terpinolene, linalool, a-pinene, b-pinene, myrcene, a-terpinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, y-terpineneterpinen-4-ol and a-terpineol.
Cajeput oil is widely used in many aromatherapeutic and herbal preparations. This oil contains highest anti-infectious properties and is popular amongst health professionals around the world.