Melaleuca viridiflorai



THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: very strong and powerful antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, digestive tonic, cytophylactic (tissue regenerating), analgesic, insecticide, decongestant

AFFINITY FOR: immune system, skin/muscles, respiratory/pulmonary system, central and governing meridians

RESONANCE: physical, emotional, spiritual


PART UTILIZED: leaves, twigs

EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distilled

APPLICATION: Niaouli can be diluted and applied to any area of the body. It makes a very good disinfectant.

AROMATIC CONSIDERATIONS: Niaouli is a member of the melaleuca (tea tree) species, but has a sweeter, more delicate scent than the alternafolia variety that we are most familiar with. The aroma of this oil can clear the mind and help us stay alert. Niaouli is a great aid to concentration. The aroma of marjoram oil can warm the soul in times of grief, sorrow, or loneliness.

EMOTIONAL – SPIRITUAL – MENTAL ASPECTS: Niaouli is said to open the inner vision of the soul and direct our thoughts toward heaven. Niaouli can help us focus on higher values and more worthy goals. Niaouli can help us see the bigger picture of our lives and find those things that we were born to do.

PHYSICAL ASPECT: Niaouli has been shown in studies to be a general immune system booster and effective as a response to allergic reactions. This oil is an excellent antiseptic for treating pulmonary infections, bronchitis, coughs, sinus congestion, and sore throats. The anti-inflammatory properties of this oil make it useful for muscle aches. Niaouli, being a member of the tea tree family, is very antiseptic. It is useful for skin conditions such as cuts, boils, burns, insect bites, and acne.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Niaouli is often found in pharmaceutical preparations such as gargles, cough drops, toothpastes, and mouth sprays.

CAUTIONS: Niaouli is photo-toxic. Avoid direct sunlight on skin to which niaouli oil has been applied in the last 24 hours.

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.


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