It has positive aroma-therapeutic effects as an immune stimulant and also said to be highly effective with relieving respiratory congestion and can be used like its botanical relative Tea tree; having strong antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties.
|County of Origin||Madagascar|
|Therapeutic Properties||Acne, infections, abrasions, cuts, burns, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, asthma, boils, bronchitis, candida, cold, cold sores, coughs, cystitis, fever, flu, herpes, insect bites, muscular aches, oily skin|
|Approx. Shelf Life||3 - 4 years|
|Plant Parts||Leaves & twigs|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Blends well with||Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Tea Tree|
History: Young leaves were bruised in water as a liquid drunk to relieve headaches and colds and during general sickness.Externally is was applied for neuralgia and rheumatism. In the 1980's, niaouli was added to pharmaceutical syrups for respiratory tract infections and suppositories for vaginal infections.
Characteristics: Camphoraceous, Herbaceous, Earthy, Fresh, Fruity, Sweet, Lemony, Medicinal
Clinical Studies: Actions supported by clinical studies for antibacterial and antiviral properties.
Indications: Niaouli can be used for reducing tension headaches and aiding damaged skin from situations of acne, infections, abrasions, cuts and burns. Also good for antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, asthma, boils, bronchitis, candida, cold, cold sores, coughs, cystitis, fever, flu, herpes, insect bites, muscular aches, oily skin, poor circulation, rheumatism, roundworm, sinusitis, spots, staph infections, ulcers, urinary infection, vaginal irritations, wounds, whooping cough
Mode of Administration: Oil diffusers, potpourri, massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap, candles
Safety: Non-toxic, non-irritant, and non-sensitizing.