cajeput oil

noun

variants or cajuput oil
: a pungent essential oil obtained from plants of the genus Melaleuca and especially cajeput and used chiefly as a local application in skin disease and as a stimulating expectorant

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“Cajeput oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cajeput%20oil. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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