Scientific Name: Melaleuca alternifolia    

Parts Used: Leaves and twigs

Extraction Method:  Steam distilled

Note Classification: Middle

Aroma:

Warm, Fresh, spicy-camphoraceous

General overview:

Widely known for its healing properties for the skin.

Packaging:

Essential oils are packaged in 10 ml glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in bottles and do not come with reducers or droppers.

Blends well with these oils:

Basil, bergamot, black pepper, chamomile german, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, nutmeg, oakmoss, oregano, peppermint, pine, ravensara, rosemary, thyme, ylang ylang.

History of Tea Tree Oil:

In World War ll producers of tea tree oil were exempt from military service to help make enough tea tree essential oil. It was issued to each soldier and sailor for them to treat tropical infections and other problems of warfare, including wounds.

Precautions:

Oil Specific: May cause skin irritation. Not for internal use.

General:

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Notes:

Because of its potency, Tea Tree Oil has a powerful smell that may take some getting used to. Overall, families that have been using tea tree oil have found several uses for this oil. Here’s what we have compiled based on actual users, who have experienced these benefits of using Tea Tree Oil in many ways.

Uses: People use Tea Tree oil for face pimples / acne, especially good for skincare and blemishes, use this on an ingrown toenail, nail fungus, cuts, abrasions and scratches. Tea tree oil provides quick healing and protects from infection in a natural way. Tea Tree oil can be used with facial treatments.

Tea Tree oil is good for relieving itches or a rash, and putting some on your temples will relieve a headache. One other benefit is its ability to keep mosquitoes at bay!

Rub a bit on your feet  to strengthen your immune system and help with colds. Use it to treat athlete’s foot.  Tea Tree oil is a potent variety that provides a more natural way to prevent or treat minor infections than antibiotics or Neosporin. Tea tree is known for its antiseptic qualities. Parents have been known to add a few drops of Tea Tree oil  into the kids’ shampoo and lather for effective lice prevention. Cold sores that erupt will heal fast as soon as you start using the tea tree oil.

Use Tea Tree Oil as a natural home cleaner to take care of mold problems. Diffuse it in the air to help breathing when any member of the family has colds.  Families use it to freshen home carpets and rugs, mixed into the cleaner liquid, makes a great homemade spray cleaner!