Naiouli ( Melaleuca quinquenervia )
Aromas: Fresh, camphoraceous, penetrating, warm, sweet
Keywords: Strongly Antiseptic, Anti-bacterial
The aroma of Naiouli oil is fresh, warm, penetrating, and slightly sweet, similar to eucalyptus oil. In the regions where Naiouli is grown and distilled the natives use Naiouli oil for a variety of medicinal purposes.
Generally regarded as a type of “Tea Tree” Malaleuca quinquenervia is a strong antiseptic, antibacterial oil.
A powerful respiratory aid oil Naiouli also has strong decongestant properties, which make it extremely useful for treating head and chest colds. These same properties make it useful for clearing the head mentally, and give it a stimulating and uplifting effect on the senses.
Naiouli oil is excellent for treating bronchial congestion use in a blend with Rosemary oil, or Eucalyptus, as an inhalant, or diffuse into the air. May also use Naiouli in a blend with Eucalyptus in a dilution of light coconut oil or jojoba and apply liberally to the chest and upper back areas to soothe and aid respiratory condtions.
For an energizing and uplifting respiratory blend add Naiouli with peppermint, spearmint and eucalyptus. This blend is known to be effective for relieving cold and flu symptoms.
Naiouli’s antiseptic properties make it useful in a skin blend with other anti-infectious oils like Rosemary, Tea Tree, and Lavender for treating skin conditions like acne, boils, and cold sores.
Naiouli oil may also be useful in a blend for relieving bladder, and urinary tract infections.
PLEASE NOTE: There are many cheap, synthetic copies of aromatic oils, but these are not recommended for therapeutic use. For best results purchase the highest quality oils you can possibly find. Use certified organic essential oils, or oils that have been tested and are pesticide free.
Aromatherapy is a gentle and noninvasive complementary health care system used for balancing and synchronizing your body, mind, spirit and emotions to enhance your health. Properly administered essential oils are a natural, safe and effective way to enhance your health and well-being and may produce satisfying results where other methods have failed. Please consult with your physician regarding serious health concerns and do not attempt to self diagnose.