Melaleuca cajeputi oil

Irritants , Plant Extracts
There is no research showing that this oil, which is derived from a plant in the same family as the plant that is the source of tea tree oil, has any antibacterial properties. It may cause skin irritation and is known to cause breathing spasms when inhaled (Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils, Rockport, MA, Element Books, 1995, page 170; and

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