A clear to pale yellow, mobile oil with a very slight green hue obtained from steam distillation of the leaves of an evergreen tree.
Melaleuca viridiflora Leaf Oil
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (Cosing), the functions of Niaouli Essential Oil are:
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Clears congestion in oily skin.
Use in serums to improve the texture of the skin.
Antiseptic, so use it in gels and lotions for acne prone skin.
Very similar in use to Tea Tree oil and can be used on wounds and boils but Niaouli is more gentle on sensitive skin.
Helps to improve poor circulation on the scalp so will stimulate the hair follicles for better hair growth.
A great analgesic so add to massage oils and lotions for easing the pain of sore and aching muscles.
Burn in a vaporiser to clear the head and freshen the air.
Add to Fragonia, Rosemary Verbenone and Lavandin Super in a massage blend.
Blend with Peppermint in a stimulating shampoo for men.
Combine with Geranium to balance the sebum in the skin.
Traditional Aromatherapy Uses
Traditionally used by qualified aromatherapists for its antiseptic qualities working with urinary tract infections such as cystitis and leucorrhea.
Beneficial with infections of the chest and throat like bronchitis and pneumonia.
Blended with Myrrh to clear catarrh.
Effective against intestinal parasites and gut problems.
It stimulates the circulation so allays the buildup of uric acid and helps to manage the pain of rheumatism.
Traditionally used by the indigenous people of Australia as an antiseptic to heal wounds and to reduce fever.
After being “discovered” by Captain Cook in 18th Century, it was extensively used in French hospital wards due to its disinfectant qualities.