100% Pure Tea Tree Essential Oil
Common Name: Tea Tree Oil
Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction: Steam Distilled
Origin: China and Australia
Description: Although the Tea Tree plant is indigenous to Australia, it is grown in many parts of the world including China. The Chinese tea tree plant is a small shrub with needle-like leaves similar to that of the Australian variety.
Color: Clear - Pale Yellow
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Medicinal, fresh, woody, earthy, herbaceous.
Common Uses: Skin care (acne), hair care, anti-fungal, sedative, and diuretic.
Mixes well with: Basil, bergamot, citronella, clary sage, clove, eucalyptus, geranium, ginger, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, myrrh, nutmeg, oregano, peppermint, pine, rosemary, rosewood, tangerine, tea tree, thyme, and ylang ylang.
Safety: Can be used undiluted, however it's best to do a patch test first. Limit usage to the problem area, and avoid the surrounding skin. Tea tree may cause irritate skin for sensitive skin types. Do not massage directly on or below varicose veins.
Disclaimer: Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils, Carrier Oils, or Hydrosols be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.