Cajeput (or cajuput) essential oil is believed to offer some relief against stomach troubles and skin diseases, it is held in high regard in the East being used locally for various ailments such as headaches, colds, rheumatism, and various skin diseases. The name comes from the Malaysian word ‘kayu-puti’ which when translated means ‘white wood’. Cajeput can be found in blends for acne or psoriasis and can help cool the body but is a wonderful oil to use in a burner and has been known to and may offer help with coughs, colds, sinus problems, asthma and other breathing difficulties. Cajeput’s therapeutic properties include analgesic, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, decongestant, expectorant, insecticide, carminative, and stimulant. Aroma: medicinal yet sweet. Note: can irritate sensitive skin. © Please do not copy text. Avena product description – Cajeput Essential Oil (Melaleuca leucodendron).