Origin: a Latin derivative
meaning "Gift of the Earth."
With a sweet and woody aroma, Niaouli essential oil is sure to become a new favorite. It is known as a naturally stimulating essential oil that can help keep the skin and mouth clean and healthy-looking.
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 flavoring.
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.
Niaouli essential oil is a naturally stimulating essential oil because of its eucalyptol content and composition of monoterpenes. Its chemistry makes it a pleasant complement to a soothing massage or diffuser blend. Because of its powerful properties, Niaouli essential oil can support the maintenance of healthy-looking mouths and skin when diluted properly. It can also work as an effective addition to a cleaning spray by improving its cleansing benefits.
Niaouli is a relative of Tea Tree and has many similar benefits. Add it to the rotation of oils you use on your skin for some variety in the scent and benefits you are enjoying! Those with sensitive skin, however, may prefer to use Tea Tree essential oil because Niaouli should be diluted. When you add this oil to your collection, you’ll be sure to use it again and again!