Niaouli has a floral and medicinal aroma that blends incredibly well with Eucalyptus.
Native to New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea and coastal Australia, Niaouli is a medium tree that is part of the Myrtaceae family. Several varieties exist and grow throughout the Pacific Islands and New Caledonia. The leaves of the plant are put through a steam distillation process to extract the clear exquisite essential oil.
Botanical Name: Melaleuca quinquenervia
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaves
Blends Well With: Eucalyptus, and other camphoraceous aromas
Aroma: Sweet, floral, medicinal, and camphorous
Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician. Do not apply to or near the face of infants or children.
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
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Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.
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CHEER: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Niaouli, 5 drops of Rosemary and 5 drops of Peppermint. Or add 5-6 drops of Niaouli to your Scent Ball Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
SPORTS MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 8 drops of Niaouli, 2 drops of Lavender, 5 drops of Chamomile (Roman) and 5 drops of Rosemary, then fill with Jojoba oil. Shake to mix well. Massage into sore muscles. (1.7% dilution)
INHALATION: Add to an amber glass bottle: 15 drops of Niaouli, 20 drops of Eucalyptus (Radiata), 15 drops of Tea Tree and 10 drops of Nerolina, then shake to mix well. Fill a bowl with steamy water; add to the bowl 2 drops of the essential oil mixture, covering your head and bowl with a towel to keep the steam in. Inhale through your nose, with eyes closed. Breathe in the vapors for several minutes, or as desired.
FIRST AID: In a 1 ounce squeeze bottle add: 5 drops of Niaouli, 2 drops of Tea Tree, 3 drops of Lavender and 1 ounce aloe vera gel. Apply 2-3 times a day or as needed to assist the body's natural process of healing. (1.7% dilution)
BATH SALTS: Combine: 3 drops of Niaouli, 3 drops of Lavender and 1 drop of Elemi with 1 tablespoon of Jojoba oil and 1/2 cup of Epsom salts. Stir together and add to a full bath for a relaxing soak.
PROBLEM SKIN: Add to a 2 ounce bottle: 4 drops of Niaouli, 1 drop of Carrot Seed, 4 drops of Frankincense (Frereana) and 3 drops of Lavender (French), then fill with Polysorbate 20 (manufacturer's recommended amount) and witch hazel. Shake well before applying a couple of drops to a water-damp cotton ball and wiping oily areas around the nose, chin and forehead. Add a teaspoon of this blend to a small basin of water and soak a face cloth for larger areas. Relax and keep your eyes closed, as you apply the cloth to your entire face for a refreshing mask! Shelf life: 1 week (1% dilution)
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