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

Contraindications:

  • Possible skin irritant

Applications:

  • 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

Disclaimer:

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.