Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia Plant Part: leaf/twig Country Of Origin: Australia Method Of Extraction: Steam Distillation Aroma: Fresh and antiseptic, rather pungent aroma, some might characterize it as medicinal.
A popular oil used for its very strong anti-fungal, antiseptic and antiviral properties. It is a skin healing oil useful for burns, sores, sunburn, acne, athlete's foot and dry conditions of the scalp. This is a 'must have' essential oil. Although it may cause irritation on sensitive areas of skin, along with Lavender it is just about the only oil that many recommend to be used neat or straight from the bottle without dilution. Its most important usage is to help the immune system fight off infectious diseases. Activates the white corpuscles to form a defense against invading organisms and helps to shorten the duration of illness. A series of massage with this oil before surgery may help to fortify the body. Its strong antiviral and germicidal properties are useful in repeated infections. Useful with minor burns, sores, sunburn, ringworm, warts, tinea, herpes and athletes foot. Helpful with dry conditions of the scalp as well as dandruff. One of the most commonly used essential oils for all types of infections - tea tree can be applied to cuts and scrapes; blended 50/50 with lavender it will be more gentle and add anti-inflammatory properties.
- Blends well with cinnamon, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, ginger, lavender, and thyme.
- Made in USA.