People use cajeput oil for colds and congestion, headaches, toothache, skin infections, pain, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Don’t confuse cajeput oil with tea tree oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) or niauli oil (Melaleuca viridiflora).
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
- Common cold.
- Fungal skin infections.
- Joint pain.
- Other conditions.
When applied to the skin: Cajeput oil is POSSIBLY SAFE for most people when applied to unbroken skin. Applying cajeput oil to the skin may cause allergic reactions in some people.
When inhaled: It is POSSIBLY UNSAFE to inhale cajeput oil. It can cause breathing problems.