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cajuput oil

[′kaj·ə·pu̇t ‚ȯil]
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(40) Kuwait Cajuput tree (53.5%), Eucalyptus tree (42.9%), Phoenix dactylijera 39.6% Al-Tamemi (41) Oman Prosopis juliflora (10.4%) Al-Amiri et al.
Olbas (10 g) consists of three major components such as peppermint oil (5.3 g), eucalyptus oil (2.1 g), and cajuput oil (2.1 g) and of two minor constituents like juniper berry oil (0.3 g) and wintergreen oil (0.2 g).
It is called a cajuput, an Australian, myrtaceous tree or shrub having lanceolate, aromatic leaves.
Bozzetti's natural arsenal also includes Tiger Balm, an age-old topical salve containing camphor, menthol, cajuput oil, mint, and clove--essential oils that are used for sore muscles.
The oils of several other Melaleuca spp notably quinquinervia (nerolidol, linalool and 1,8-cineole chemotypes) and ericifolia are also strongly bactericidal(20) and may find uses in the future whereas the oil of Melaleuca cajuputi (cajuput oil) containing 50-70% 1,8 cineol and 30% terpineol is known for its antispasmodic and antihelmintic properties (3).