Tea Tree essential oil is extracted from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia. The oil is manufactured using steam distillation. It has a thin consistency. Produced in Australia, Pure Tea Tree essential oil has a fresh aromatic fragrance, with mild medicinal and antiseptic notes and some back notes of mint and spice.
It is an essential aromatic oil that contains over a hundred volatile hydrocarbons that are aromatic. These compounds travel through air, the pores of our skins and our mucus membrane and diffuse into them.
Tea Tree oil has been used as a remedy for treating various conditions including itching, ringworm infections, athlete’s foot, warts, corns, acne, headaches, dandruff and the flu. It reduces oral inflammation and bad breath, making it a natural mouth wash as well as a remedy for laryngitis. It can also be used to treat yeast infections and sores.
It should always be used externally. It may cause skin sensitivity in hypersensitive individuals. It is used both aromatically and topically.
Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Tee Tree Essential Oil has a fresh, antiseptic and medicinal scent. It also has characteristic mint and spice back-notes.
Cautions: Tea Tree Essential Oil may cause dermal sensitization in some people. Do not take internally.