Tea tree is a species of tree or tall shrub in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. Endemic to Australia. The tree can grow to about 7 m (20 ft). The leaves are smooth, soft, linear in shape, Flowers occur in white or cream-colored masses of spikes. The native Australians crush tea tree leaves to extract the oil, which is then inhaled to treat coughs and colds or applied directly to the skin for healing.
Benefits: Cleansing, purifying, renewing
What you can do with Tea Tree Essential Oil?
1. Hand Sanitizer
2. Insect Repellent
3. Natural deodorant
4. Disinfect minor cuts and scrapes
5. Acne treatment
6. All purpose cleaner
Purifying Room Diffuser Recipe:
2 drops Tea Tree Oil
10 drops Lemongrass Oil
5 drops Lemon Oil
For topical application, refer dilution ratios here.
|Botanical Name||Melaleuca alternifolia|
|Country of Origin||Australia|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distillation|
|Main Compounds||Terpinen-4-ol, γ-terpinene, α-terpinene|
|Color||Clear to pale yellow|
|Aromatic||Fresh, sharp, and herbaceous|
|Strength of Initial Aroma||High|
|Blends with||Geranium, ginger, lemon, orange, eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary, thyme and cypress.|
Non-toxic, non-irritant, may cause allergy for some individuals, use in moderation. Dilute before apply on skin