Latin Name: Melaleuca viridiflora
Plant Family: Myrtaceae
Extraction: Distillation of the leaves & twigs
Steam distilled from the leaves and young twigs, Niaouli Essential Oil has a sweet, fresh, camphoraceous odour. Niaouli is cleansing and calming and a good oil for women.
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.