Tea Tree

Melaleuca alternifolia

$ 12 USD

Growth Method: Cultivated

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Part of the plant: Leaf

Country of origin: Australia

Note: Middle

Scent: Sharp, medicinal, and slightly sweet

Blends With: Clary sage, clove, geranium, lavender, pine, rosemary, and spice oils

Common Uses: Bronchial infections, cold/flu, insect bites, lymphatic congestion, nail fungus, throat infection, tinea, skin infections, and skin wounds


  • Possible skin irritant


  • Bath: 1-4 drops in a full bath
  • Diffuse: 3-10 drops in a diffuser or nebulizer, follow manufacturer's instructions
  • Massage: 1 drop to 5 ml (1 tsp) oil or cream
  • Gargle: 1 drop in 1 pint of water shaken well before use
  • Topical: 1 drop – neat application after a skin patch test


Essential oils should not be used undiluted. Avoid essential oil contact with the eyes or mucous membranes. Keep away from children. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified practitioner. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test.

This information educational purposes, it is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This information should not be used as a substitute for medical counseling with a health care professional. Individuals with serious illnesses should consult a qualified health care professional.

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.