- INCI name
- MELALEUCA VIRIDIFLORA LEAF OIL
- Essential oil name
- Niaouli essential oil
- Part used
- Balsamic, green, fresh, camphorous
- Extraction method
- Steam distillation
- Between 6 and 10 ML of Niaouli essential oil with 1KG of plant*
About the plant
- Common names
- Broad-leaved paperbark, Paper bark tea tree
- Latin name
- Melaleuca viridiflora, Melaleuca quinquenervia
- Botanical family
- Plant detail
- Shrub or small tree usually growing up to 10m tall (sometimes twice that height), with white, brownish or grey papery bark, an open canopy and spikes of cream, yellow, green or red flowers.
- Flowering period
- Any time of the year, most commonly in winter.
- Native region
- Northen Australia, New Guinea
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Niaouli Essential Oil has been around for hundreds of years, but it’s only recently that it has been correctly identified and classified botanically. Although it’s physically similar to several other plants, Niaouli Oil has a multitude of benefits in its own right.
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