High quality oil, for domestic or professional use.
Botanical Name Melaleuca alternifolia
Plant Part Leaves
Extraction Method Steam
Description The Tea Tree is a small tree or shrub with needle-like leaves. It can grow up to 7 meters (20 feet) in height and thrives in marshy areas, Now cultivated in plantations, the Tea Tree is very robust; it is ready for cutting only two years after its previous harvest.
Colour Pale yellow to colourless
Common Uses Tea Tree essential oil is best known as a very powerful immune stimulant. It can help to fight all three categories of infectious organisms (Bacteria, Fungi, and Viruses), and there is evidence that Tea Tree oil massage prior to an operation may help to fortify the body and reduce post-operative shock, Used in vapor therapy, Tea Tree oil can help with colds, measles, sinusitis and viral infections. For skin and hair, Tea Tree has been used to combat acne, oily skin, head lice and dandruff. Tea Tree oil use has increased significantly. Many commercial products now use Tea Tree essential oil.
Strength of Aroma Medium to Strong
Blends well with Tea Tree essential oil blends particularly well with Cinnamon, Clary sage, Clove, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Rosewood, Rosemary and Thyme.
Aromatic Scent Tee Tree essential oil has a fresh, Antiseptic and medicinal scent. It also has characteristic mint and spice back-notes.
History The aboriginal people of Australia have long used Tea tree oil; similarly, Tea tree has a long history of use within the field of aromatherapy.
Cautions Tea Tree essential oil may cause dermal sensitization in some people. Do not take internally.