Melaleuca leucadendron

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Plant family:


Myrtaceae

Origin:

Indonesia

Used parts of the plant:

Leaves and twigs

Extraction:

Steam distilled

Flavour:

Healthy, fresh, not such strong as eucalyptus, a bit milder

Properties:

antibacterial, antiviral, expectorant, refrigerant, febrifuge

Use:

Embrocations (thinned) eases neuralgia and arthritis. In baths, lavation and compresses relieves diseases of the skin like acne or psoriasis.

Practial Use:

Inhalant/ humidifiers: 10ml NaCl 0,9% + 5 drops Essential Oil, or washbowl with 1,5l boiling water + 1 lump sugar + 5 drops Essential Oil. Lavation: slightly warm water + 1 coffee cream + 3 drops Essential Oil.

Psychological / emotional effect:

Remedy for confusion and helplessness.

Safety cautions:

 

Make an allergy test!