Niaouli oil is extracted from Melaleuca viridiflora. It has slightly sweet, fresh smell with color varying from colorless to pale yellow & greenish. The oil is extracted through steam distillation process from young leaves & twigs.
limonene, y-terpineol, 1,8-cineole, a-phellandrene, linalool, a and b pinene.
Niaouli oil is most useful for fighting infections like colds, flu, fevers, chest infections, tuberculosis, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, whooping cough. As a disinfectant, niaouli oil is valuable for washing wounds to clearing up ulcers, blemishes, acne, boils, cuts, burns, insect bites and acting as decongestant on oily skin.