(Melaleuca alternifolia) has a fresh and sanitary scent, yet a bit tangy to the senses. As an antifungal, tea tree is great for ringworm as well as helping to control athlete’s foot. Studies now have revealed that this essential oil used as a preventative measure on patients before surgery, causing the patient to build up strength and therefore recover faster post operatively. Try to use in a vaporizer or modernly applying it into a base lotion. It is also strong antiseptic oil that helps to sweat toxins out of the body. Additionally, tea tree is great for fixing acne because of its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Plant Part: Leaves and twigs of tree
Country of Origin: Australia
Extraction: Steam distilled
Appearance: Colorless to pale yellow. Top note
Constituents: Terpenes, 50-60%, cineol, sesquiterpenes, and sesquiterpenic alcohol
Properties: Antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, immuno-stimulant, insecticidal
Note: No information provided is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For children or pregnant, it is recommended to consult with a professional health care practitioner before using. The uses of aromatherapy substances, also known as essential oils are used for the well being of body, mind, and spirit.