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caj·e·put oil

, cajuput oil (kaj'ĕ-pŭt oyl, -ū-pŭt),
A volatile oil distilled from the fresh leaves of Melaleuca leucodendra, a tree of tropic Asia and Australia; a stimulant, counterirritant, and expectorant.
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Cajuput oil. Medicinal and aromatic plants--Industrial profile--, Tea tree, The genus Melaleuca.
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Bozzetti's natural arsenal also includes Tiger Balm, an age-old topical salve containing camphor, menthol, cajuput oil, mint, and clove--essential oils that are used for sore muscles.
The oils of several other Melaleuca spp notably quinquinervia (nerolidol, linalool and 1,8-cineole chemotypes) and ericifolia are also strongly bactericidal(20) and may find uses in the future whereas the oil of Melaleuca cajuputi (cajuput oil) containing 50-70% 1,8 cineol and 30% terpineol is known for its antispasmodic and antihelmintic properties (3).