Niaouli | Latin Name: Melaleuca Viridiflora | Family: Myrtaceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Leaves & Twigs
Niaouli is a colourless pale yellow or greenish liquid with a sweet, fresh, camphoraceous odour.
It is an evergreen tree with a flexible trunk and spongy bark, pointed linear leaves and bearing spikes of sessile yellowish flowers. When crushed the leaves have a strong aromatic scent. Native to Australia the majority of the essential oil is produced in Australia and Tasmania. A member of the Tea Tree group of oils the oil is similar to cajuput. It is used for a wide variety of ailments such as aches and pains.