Niaouli is a large evergreen tree native to Australia, Papua New Guinea, and New Caledonia. People in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia have long known of the medicinal power of the oil. It is used in Ayurvedic healing as an antiseptic, stimulate the immune system, and help with respiratory and pulmonary conditions.
The essential oil of Niaouli is extracted through steam distillation of its leaves and twigs. It is widely used in a large variety of cosmetics such as lotions, creams, soaps, and toothpastes. Niaouli is used in aromatherapy for its uplifting, inspiring effect.