AUSTRALIAN NATIVE ESSENTIAL OILS

Please note: Due to seasonal variations, Australian Native oils may not always be available ex-stock.

ESSENTIAL
OIL

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

BOTANICAL NAME

DESCRIPTION

MAIN
CONSTITUENTS

ANISE SCENTED MYRTLE

 

Backhousia anisata

Australian native. Small plantations. Smooth, clean aniseed note. Use in confectionary, spirits and aromatherapy. Organic

Anethole, methyl chavicol

BLUE CYPRESS

 

Callitris intratropica

Contains azulenic compounds. Reputed to be miticidal. Distilled from plantation grown wood.

Guaiol, eudesmols, sesquiterpene lactones.

BORONIA

 

Boronia megastigma

Absolute made from cultivated flowers.

Beta ionone, Methyl Jasmonate.

BROAD LEAF PEPPERMINT GUM

 

Eucalyptus dives "C"

Similar to E. radiata

Cineole, a-terpineol

BUDDAH WOOD

False or Bastard Sandalwood. Budda, Budtha

Eremophila mitchelli

Australian native. Wild harvest. Sweet long lasting woody note reminiscent of vetiveryl acetate and oak chips. Has chemistry related to Agar Wood. Available as essential oil or absolute.

Eremophilone,  2-hydroxy eremophilone, 2-hydroxy-2-dihydroeremophilone.

CYPRESS LEAF

Callitris columellaris

Callitris glaucophylla

Similar in odour to Pine Needle and Cypress oils. Small lots available but still expensive. Wild harvest.

Bornyl Acetate, terpenes.

CYPRESS PINE WOOD OIL

Callitris columellaris, White Cypress Pine.

Callitris glaucophylla

Australian native. Grows wild, widespread. Reputed to be miticidal and repelling. Demonstrated activity against termites. Dry woody odour, similar to guaiacwood oil. Waiting for NICNAS approval. Wild harvested

Guaiol, eudesmols, lactones, citronellic acid

EUCALYPTUS  RADIATA

Eucalyptus australiana

Eucalyptus radiata ssp. radiata

Australian native. Wild harvest. Sweetest smelling cineole type Eucalypt. Top note has a delicate green leafy freshness. Cineole is typically below 70%. Oil contains traces of methyl cinnamate and citral which add lift and sweetness.

Cineole, alpha terpineol. Trace amounts of citral and methyl cinnamate.

EUCALYPTUS  RADIATA, ORGANIC

Eucalyptus australiana

Eucalyptus radiata ssp. radiata

Australian native. Wild harvest. Sweetest smelling cineole type Eucalypt. Top note has a delicate green leafy freshness. cineole is typically below 70%. Oil contains traces of methyl cinnamate and citral which add lift and sweetness.

Cineole, alpha terpineol. Trace amounts of citral and methyl cinnamate.

EUCALYPTUS BLUE MALLEE WILD HARVEST

 

Eucalyptus polybractea

Australian native. Available as single or double distilled oils. Premium cineole type, highest cineole of any single distilled Eucalyptus. Rich in trace components. The Bush Still title refers to the wild harvested quality. Organic oil also available

Cineole>90%. Trace amounts of cryptone, cuminaldehyde.

EUCALYPTUS STAIGERIANA

Lemon-scented Ironbark

Eucalyptus staigeriana

Australian native. Small plantations. Clean lemon fragrance due to a complex mixture of components including citral, geraniol, geranyl and neryl acetates, methyl geranate, linalool and many others. Used in aromatherapy and flavours.

Citral, beta phellandrene.

GREEN MALLEE

Red Mallee

Eucalyptus viridis

Small lots available, distilled on request.

Cineole

KANUKA

 

Kunzea ericoides

Australian and New Zealand  native. Produced in New Zealand. Wild harvest.

Viridiflorol, terpenes.

LEMON SCENTED EUCALYPTUS

 

Eucalyptus citriodora

Produced mainly in China. Small lots of Australian grown available but much more expensive. Hard to obtain.

Citronellal, citronellol

LEMON SCENTED MYRTLE ORGANIC

 

Backhousia citriodora

Australian native. Small plantations. Contains over 90% citral, highest natural source of citral. Clean sharp lemon odour and flavour completely free of terpenes and harsh ketones. Non organic grades also available.

Citral over 95%.

LEMON SCENTED TEA TREE

Leptospermum citratum, Australian citratum.

Leptospermum petersonii

Australian native. Production increasing with a number of plantations now producing. Contains citral and citronellal. Blends very well with Tea Tree Oil to soften harsh medicinal notes. Wild harvest oil available.

Citral, citronellal, geraniol and citronellol and esters.

LEPTOSPERMUM LIVERSIDGII

Lemon Scented Tea Tree

Leptospermum liversidgii

Not to be confused with L. petersonii. Reputed to be insect repelling.

Citronellal

MANUKA

 

Leptospermum scoparium

Australian and New Zealand  native. Produced in New Zealand. Wild harvest.

leptospermone, iso-leptospermone, flavesone

MELALEUCA ERICIFOLIA

Rosalina

Melaleuca ericifolia

Australian native. Wild harvest. Clean fresh smelling Tea Tree with a distinct floral note due to linalool and terpineol. Can be blended with Tea Tree Oil to sweeten the odour.

Linalool, alpha terpineol, cineole, terpinene-4-ol.

MELALEUCA QUINQUENERVIA LINALOOL

Nerolina

Melaleuca quinquenervia

Australian native. Wild harvested. Plantations being developed. Contains linalool and nerolidol. Probably the sweetest smelling of all the Tea trees. Known as the Broad Leaf Tea Tree.

Linalool,( +),                     nerolidol, trans (+),           cis Nerolidol  has been found in some samples

MELALEUCA QUINQUENERVIA NEROLIDOL

Nerolina

Melaleuca quinquenervia

Australian native. Wild harvested. Contains in excess of 90% trans nerolidol. This is a new renewable source that will not have the supply problems of cabreuva. The nerolidol is sweet and floral smelling, reminiscent of Neroli, rather than woody.

Nerolidol, trans (+),

NIAOULI

 

Melaleuca quinquenervia

Australian native. Wild harvested. Medicinal oil but with a soft odour. Sweeter than other origins.

Cineole, alpha terpineol, linalool.

PEPPERMINT EUCALYPTUS

 

Eucalyptus dives "Type"

Similar to oil first distilled by Joseph Banks. Native alternative to Peppermint Oil.

Piperitone, phellandrene.

SANDALWOOD WEST AUSTRALIAN

Fusanus spicatus, Eucarya spicatum.

Santalum spicatum

Australian native. Wild harvested in traditional manner since 1845. Available as essential oil, resinoid or absolute. Similar to Indian oil in that it contains alpha and beta santalol but it is individual in its own right due to Farnesol and Bisabolol.

alpha santalol, beta santalol, farnesol, nuciferol, bisabolol

TEA TREE BUSH STILL

 

Melaleuca alternifolia

Australian native. Wild harvested.

Terpinene-4-ol, alpha terpinene, gamma terpinene

TEA TREE ORGANIC

 

Melaleuca alternifolia

Australian native. AQIS certified, BFA or NAASA.

Terpinene-4-ol, alpha terpinene, gamma terpinene

TEA TREE PREMIUM

 

Melaleuca alternifolia

Australian native. Plantation grown from selected seed lots giving low cineole and high Terpinene-4-ol.

Terpinene-4-ol, alpha terpinene, gamma terpinene


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