Niaouli oil is concentrated in the tree's bright green leaves, and used to make cough medicines, mouth sprays and gargles...
Parts Used: leaves and young twigs
Source: steam distillation from the leaves and young twigs of the evergreen tree that is native to Australia, New Caledonia, and the French Pacific Islands.
Description and Odor Effect: a colorless, pale yellow or greenish liquid with a sweet, fresh, camphoraceous odor.
Nature: purifying, uplifting
Blends well with: cedarwood, eucalyptus, myrrh, lavender, rosemary
Physical Uses: Niaouli has excellent antiseptic properties that aid in the treatment of acne, boils, burns, cuts, insect bites, oily skin, spots, skin ulcers and wounds. Use in a rub for muscular aches and pains, poor circulation and rheumatism. Niaouli can be used as an inhalant or in a massage blend for the relief of respiratory ailments such as asthma, bronchitis, catarrhal conditions, coughs, sinusitis, sore throat and whooping cough. Niaouli also has strong antibacterial properties which can be used for cystitis, urinary infection, colds, fever and influenza.
Mental and Emotional Uses: Niaouli helps to release emotional burdens and tension. It brings on feelings of expansion. It can assist in easing frustration and clearing the mind.
Therapeutic Properties: analgesic, anthelmintic, antibacterial, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, balsamic, cicatrizant, decongestant, diaphoretic, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, regenerator (skin tissue), reviving, stimulant (circulation to the tissues), tonic (respiratory system), vermifuge, vulnerary
Applications: application, aroma lamp, bath, diffusor, inhaler, lightbulb ring, massage, mist spray, steam inhalation, steam room and sauna
Niaouli is a typical member of the 'tea tree' group of resinous oils, similar to cajeput. The oil of niaouli is also known as gomenol oil.
Add these essential oils to 20 ml / 4 teaspoons carrier oil
To relieve hacking coughs and tightness in the chest:
- 2 drops Niaouli
- 4 drops Myrrh
- 4 drops Himalayan Cedarwood
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