Tea tree essential oil is extracted from the leaves and twigs of the Melaleuca Alternifolia plant through steam distillation. The oil has a spicy, sharp but pleasant smell and is clear in color.
This essential oil is extremely popular nowadays, mainly due to its attributed wide range of properties, including – anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic, antifungal. etc.
Tea tree oil can be used in household cleaning products such as soaps, air fresheners, as well as insect repellents. It eliminates mold and harmful bacteria from various surfaces such as shower curtains, kitchen countertops, dishwashers. And when diffused, it acts in the same way in the air.
Used in aromatherapy, Tea tree oil can help reduce feelings of stress and fatigue. In can be useful for common cold and respiratory diseases as it is believed to have the ability to act as an expectorant.
This oil is also used in skin care – it is especially valuable for acne prone skin due to its antiseptic and cleansing action. It can also help balance sebum levels in the skin and scalp.
Tea tree essential oil should never be applied to sensitive areas of the skin, such as around the eyes or in the nose. After using the oil, sun exposure should be avoided, as the oil can cause skin sensitivity to UV rays.
The oil is toxic when ingested, so it should not be taken internally.
Tea tree essential oil combines well with lavender, geranium, chamomile, lemon, cloves, cinnamon and more.
– As an ingredient in natural hand sanitizer;
– As an ingredient in a natural repellent;
– As an antiseptic for small cuts and abrasions;
– For accelerated healing of skin wounds;
– For the treatment of acne;
– As an aid in the fight against nail fungus;
– To relieve the symptoms of inflamed or irritated skin;
– As an aid in the fight against dandruff;
– As an ingredient in a universal natural detergent;
– For aromatherapy.
Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea tree) Oil*
*Certified Organic Ingredient
For external use only. Always dilute. Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, mucous membranes and sensitive areas.