Niaouli Essential Oil
Niaouli is a medium size evergreen tree with dull green leaves and fragrant white-ish flowers.
- Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
- Other Common Names: Melaleuca quinquenervia ct cineole
- Part of Plant Used: Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: Niaouli is a cousin of Nerolina (Melaleuca quinquenervia ct nerolidol) but has very different therapeutic properties.
- Chemistry: Niaouli is comprised of oxides/ethers (1,8 cineole), monoterpenes (α-pinene), and monoterpene alcohols (α-terpineol, (E)-nerolidol, viridiflorol).
- Immune System: provides immune support and relief from allergies
- Respiratory: reduces inflammation of the respiratory tract and infections
- Skin: supports skin conditions, infections, and inflammations
- Pregnancy: helps relax sore and tense muscles *Do not apply to or near the face of infants or children.
- Nervous System: energizes the body and mind when feeling mentally fatigued
- Spiritual: supports the Throat Chakra associated with expression and communication
- Scent Profile: Mid note that is pungent and medicinal in aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Niaouli can last up to 100-200 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Herbaceous
- Blends well with: Blue Tansy, Cistus, Eucalyptus, Green Myrtle, Manuka, Monarda, Ravintsara, Rosemary ct camphor, Rosemary ct cineole, Rosemary ct verbenone, Saro, Spike Lavender, thyme ct borneol, Thyme ct gerianol, Thyme ct linalool, Thyme ct thymol, Thyme ct thujanol
- Do not apply to or near the face of infants or children.
- Niaouli is high in eucalyptol and can be toxic to cats. Read more about Essential Oils Toxicity for Cats.
Products Using Niaouli Essential Oil
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- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- Clark, Demetria. Aromatherapy and Herbs for Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding. Book Publishing Company, 2015.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists. “PREGNANCY GUIDELINES Guidelines for Aromatherapists Working with Pregnant Clients.” International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists , IFPA, 2013, www.ifparoma.org.
- National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. “Other Safety Considerations: Pregnancy.” National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, naha.org/explore-aromatherapy/safety#other.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tiran, Denise. Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice. Singing Dragon an Imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
- Tiran, Denise. “Is It Safe to Use Essential Oils While I'm Pregnant?” BabyCentre UK, BabyCentre Blog, July 2013, www.babycentre.co.uk/x536449/is-it-safe-to-use-essential-oils-while-im-pregnant.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.