Origin: a Latin derivative
meaning "Gift of the Earth."
Niaouli Oil Uses and Benefits
With a fresh, green, and woody aroma, this relative of Tea Tree has a unique chemistry particularly clarifying to the skin. Niaouli is a particularly stimulating essential oil because of its eucalyptol content and composition of monoterpenes. Its invigorating properties make it a pleasant complement to a soothing massage or diffuser blend. Niaouli essential oil can also support the maintenance of healthy-looking mouths and skin when diluted properly. For this reason, it is widely used in cosmetics such as lotions, creams, and soaps, and even toothpastes. This unique oil also contains effective topical cleansing properties, making it a perfect addition to a cleaning spray by improving its cleansing benefits.
How do I use Niaouli oil?
What is Niaouli oil?
Niaouli is a large evergreen tree that is native to Australia. It has five-inch long leaves and white-yellow flowers that blossom in tight spikes. Due to its flaky look, the tree has been given nicknames including bottlebush, paperbark, and paperbark tea tree. The niaouli leaves and bark were commonly used by Indigenous Australians for various purposes including teas, basketmaking, and flavouring.
Niaouli essential oil is produced through steam distillation of the leaves, creating a pure and potent product. doTERRA Niaouli oil is sourced from Madagascar, where the trees also thrive.
Oils that blend well with Niaouli
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. For external use only.