Niaouli oil is extracted from the Melaleuca viridiflora plant of the Myrtaceae family. This essential oil is used in aromatherapy as it has excellent antiseptic and stimulating qualities. It is used against bronchitis, acne, boils, burns, ulcers, etc.
Niauli oil has a light, sweet and fresh odor, and its color varies from colorless to pale yellow and greenish.
Niauli oil is extracted from young leaves and twigs by steam distillation.
The main chemical elements of niaouli oil are: 1,8-cinnol, Y-terpineol, lemon, phellandrene, and bipen, linalool and piperitone.
Niauli oil is considered safe to use because it is not toxic, irritating or sensitizing.
The therapeutic properties of this oil are: analgesic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, bactericidal, balsamic, decongestant, expectorant, antipyretic, insecticide, stimulant, antler and wounds.
Niaouli oil increases concentration and raises the spirit. It has a strong antiseptic effect and is, therefore, most useful when used in infections such as colds, fever, flu, chest infections, bronchitis, tuberculosis, pneumonia, whooping cough, asthma, sinusitis, sore throat, runny nose and laryngitis.
The oil is also useful for dysentery, intestinal parasites, cystitis, urinary tract infections, pain relief in rheumatism and neuralgia.
As a disinfectant, niaouli oil is very useful for wound flushing, ulcers, acne, pimples, boils, burns, cuts, insect bites, etc.
- Application of inhalers: In vivo therapy, niaouli oil helps stimulate concentration, fight infections, digest the gut and relieve pain.
- Application in massage oils and in the bathroom: Helps to fight infections, relieves pain, tones the digestive system and removes skin infections.
- Application in creams and lotions: Used in creams and lotions, oil helps in inflammatory problems such as acne, boils, ulcers, burns, cuts and insect bites. It also helps to eliminate congestion in oily skin.