Tea tree oil is widely used for its anti infectious and anti fungal properties. It has a fresh, almost pungent and camphorous aroma.
Effect on mind: Clarifying and head clearing. Helps cleanse the imagination of disturbing thoughts.
Effect on body: Fortifies the immune system to help fight off infectious diseases. Lowers fever through cleansing action. Should help with flu and cold sores. Strong anti viral and anti fungal properties make it useful in illnesses such as urinary tract disease, cystitis, thrush and genital infections. Use for insect bites.
Effect on skin: Cleanses infected wounds, boils and carbuncles. Helps clear spots caused by chicken pox and shingles. Useful with burns, sores, sunburn, ringworm, warts, tinea, herpes and athletes foot. Helpful with dandruff.
Blends well with: Cypress, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, rosemary, sweet orange, thyme.
|Common name||Tea Tree oil, Australian|
|Botanical name||Melaleuca alternifolia|
|Odour||Powerful, warm, fresh, earthy & spicy|
|Appearance||Colourless to pale yellow|
|Plant parts used||Leaves and branchlets|
|Extraction method||Steam distillation|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|MSDS||Tea Tree Oil – Specification|