24 November 2008

Botanical Name
Melaleuca alternifolia


Clear with a Yellow Tinge

Watery viscosity

Perfumery Note

Medicinal, fresh, woody, earthy, herbaceous

Strength of Initial Aroma

Extraction Method
Tea tree oil is extracted by steam distillation

Constituents and Chemical Composition
Terpinen-4-ol, Alpha-Terpineol, Cineole, Pinene, Alpha Terpenene, Beta-Caryophyllene, Sabinene, myrcene, a-phellandrene, limonene, p-cymene, linalool

Therapeutic Properties
Antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, balsamic, bactericide, cicatrisant, expectorant, fungicide, insecticide, stimulant and sudorific

Uses for Health Benefits (Indications)
  • Tea tree is an important oil for the immune system
  • It also is used to revive the mind and body after shock
  • This oil is used with effect for infections mainly due to bacteria, fungi and viruses
  • It can help with influenza, cold sores, catarrh, glandular fever and gingivitis
  • It also reduces post-operative shock
  • It is also effective to help clear bronchial congestion, asthma, coughs, sinusitis, whooping cough and tuberculosis
  • It can be used to help clear vaginal thrush, cystitis and genital infections
  • It clears abscesses, acne, burns, herpes, oily skin, athlete's foot, cold sores, blemishes, diaper rash, warts, sunburn and infected wounds, while fighting dandruff on the scalp
  • Other: candida, chicken pox, cold sores, corns, cuts, insect bites, itching, migraine, oily skin, ringworm, sores, spots, urethritis
Tea tree oil is considered a safe oil, as it is non-toxic and non-irritant, but some individuals show sensitizing to this oil

Blend With
Cinnamon, Clary sage, Clove, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Rosewood, Rosemary and Thyme


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