Tenacious Tea Tree

Essential oil name Tea tree

Latin name Melaleuca alternifolia

Note/perfume top note, with a fresh, camphorceaous, lively aroma

Family myrtaceae

Extraction method steam distillation of leaves and twigs

Main chemistry terpene alcohols

Plant description

A small shrub with needle like leaves and bearing flower heads of yellow or purple (there is no stalk to the flower)

Therapeutic actions

some of the actions for tea tree essential oil include: anti-viral, antiseptic, bactericidal and anti-parasitic.

Therapeutic uses

multi use for skin, respiratory, reproductive, genito/urinary and immune systems: athlete’s foot, verruca, warts, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, flu, thrush, vaginitis, cystitis are just a few matters can be aided by tea tree essential oil.

Safety data

there is no known toxic, irritant or effects noted however some may develop sensitivity in response to this oil.