Tea Tree Essential Oil
Common Name: Tea Tree Oil
Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Plant Part: Leaves
Origin: China and Australia
Extraction: Steam Distilled
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
Common Uses: Acne, dry scalp, anti-fungal, sedative, conditioner and diuretic
Color: Clear - Pale Yellow
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Medicinal, fresh, woody, earthy, herbaceous.
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.