Liber Herbarum Minor (English)
The incomplete reference-guide to Herbal medicine

Rev.21-05-2015

Cajeput

Plant

Family

Myrtle family (Myrtaceae)

English

Cajeput, Cajeput tree, Cajuput, Kajeputbaum, Paper bark tree, Swamp tea tree, Vietnamese cajuput oil, Weeping paperbark, Weeping tea tree, White tea tree

Latin

Melaleuca cajuputi Roxb., Melaleuca cuninghami Schau., Melaleuca leucadendra (L.)L., Melaleuca leucadendron Linn, Melaleuca minor Sm., Melaleuca saligna Bl.

Plant parts

Essential oil

Diseases & Uses

Diseases

Ache, Aches, Acute coryza, Acute viral nasopharyngitis, analgesic, Anodyne, Antalgic, Anti-bacterial, Antibacterial Agent, Anti-neuralgic, Anti-Rheumatic, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, arthritis, Bactericidal, Bactericide, Bacteriostatic, baktericidal, Carminative, chill, Clears gas, Cold, colds, common cold, convulsive state, cough, Coughs, Cramp, cramps, Disinfectant, expectorant, Expellant of phlegm, Fart, Flatulence, Flatus, Gas, Head colds, Herbal tonic, inflammation of the ear, intestinal gas, Mucolytic agent, Nerve pains, Neuralgia, otitis, Pain, painful disorders, painkiller, pain relief, pain relieving, Pains, pain stilling, Pick-me-up, relax spasms, Rheumatic disorder, rheumatism, spasm, Spasmolytic, Stimulant, stimulating, Tonic, wind

Other uses

deters insects, Insecticide, Insectifuge, insect repellent, repels insects

Local (Geographical) use

Phytomedical use in Brazil, Phytomedical use in Vietnam

Ingredients

 (-)-Terpinen-4-Ol, 1,8-Cineol, Alpha-Pinene, Alpha-Terpineol, Amino acid, azulene, benz-Aldehyde, Beta-Caryophyllene, Beta-Pinene, betulin, Betulinic-Acid, Camphene, Campherol, Dipentene, essential oil, eucalyptol, Friedelin, gallic acid, Gamma-Terpinene, Guaiol, isoquercitrin, isovaleric acid, limonene, Nerolidol, Oleanolic-Acid, P-Cymene, Saponins, Silica, tannin, terpineol, Terpinolene, Ursolic-Acid

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