Tea Tree Essential Oil is one of the most well known and useful of essential oils, with antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties.
Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia, M. linariifolia, M. uncintata
Aroma: Sharp, spicy, camphoraceous
Perfume Note: Top
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Source:Leaves and stems
Main Chemical Components: Terpinene-4-ol, gamma-terpinene, alpha-terpinene, 1,8-cineole Blends Well With: Lavandin, lavender, clary sage, rosemary, cananga, geranium, marjoram, clove, nutmeg essential oils.
Description and Uses: Tea tree Essential Oil is one of those oils that every household should have on hand, because it's so effective, gentle, and has such a wide variety of uses. Tea tree essential oil is a powerful antiseptic, antifungal and anti-viral. Good for acne, cold sores, warts, and burns. Use for vaporizing to kill germs. Useful cleansing agent for skin. Helps combat foot odor and athletes foot.
Cautions: May cause irritation to sensitive skin.
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