Sweeter and more fruity than cajeput or tea tree. AKA Gomenol in French, Broad-leaf paperbark, broad-leaf tea tree
Harvested and steam distilled in Madagascar from the leaves of wild trees on organic, swampy land.
Niaouli oil is pale yellow to greenish yellow to almost colorless liquid of strong, fresh, sweet-camphoraceous, but cooling odor, reminiscent of eucalyptus oil and cardamom oil, however, less spicy that the latter. The flavor is warm, only slightly biting, aromatic, somewhat sweet and fresh eucalyptus-like The sweetness in odor and flavor is quite characteristic, different from eucalyptus oil, or cajuput.
Niaouli is used in medicinal and pharmaceutical preparations, in flavors for cough drops, liquids, mouth sprays, etc
There is not really an exact standard for niaouli oil due to the wide varieties in the variants, but in general, the aromatherapeutic uses are as follows:
He writes in depth about this oil—there are so many tea tree related essential oils from Australia and new Zealand. I highly suggest reading The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy.
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