Latin Name: Melaleuca quinquenervia viridiflora
Plant Part: Leaves, twigs
Note/Element: Note: Top/Middle. Element: Metal
Functional Group: Terpene, sesquiterpene, alcohol, oxide
Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Pitta, Kapha
Scent: Musty, medicinal, sweet, fresh, earthy
For Skin Type: Oily, acne, dull
Cautions: Not during pregnancy, Not with estrogen dependent cancers. Use caution with young children.
Physical Uses: Immune system, colds, flu, cough, cold sores, sore muscles & joints, burns, cuts, insect bites, vaginitis, systitis, hormonal, boils, high blood pressure, urinary infections, rheumatism, asthma, catarrh, poor circulation, mouth wash, rheumatism.
Other Uses: Radiation burns (protects before and heals after)
Blends Well With: Citrus, Melaleuca genus such as tea tree
Possible Substitutions: Tea tree, Manuka, Rosalina, Cajeput.
News You Can Use: To protect against air-borne infections, make a room spray by mixing 300 ml (1/2 pint) warm water with 5 ml (1 tsp) niaouli in a spray bottle. This is particularly effective sprayed in public places like waiting rooms.
Graf, Katherine:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Advanced Level, 2001-2011.