|Lemon-Scented Tea Tree Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
|COMMON NAME||Lemon-scented Tea tree|
|BOTANICAL NAME||Leptospermum petersonii|
|PLANT PARTS USED||Leaves and terminal branchlets|
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||Australia|
|Lemon Scented Tea Tree delivers similar properties to standard Tea Tree - widely recognised for its powerful antimicrobial effects with numerous studies documenting its activity against bacteria, viruses and fungi. The pleasant lemon scent is often preferred when using Tea Tree for personal care or home cleaning products.
Nature/Essence – Strong & Purifying
FOR THE SKIN
Note: Lemon-scented Tea Tree's high citral content means the oil can be a skin irritant, it is important never to use this oil neat on the skin.
The fresh fragrance of Lemon Scented Tea Tree makes it a good choice for using in deodorants, and insect repellents.
An essential part of a natural first aid kit, Tea Tree’s antiseptic, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties aid the healing of a wide variety of skin and nail conditions. It makes a great wound wash when diluted with water (also good for thrush and dandruff), and can be applied in a wash, cream or ointment to acne, wounds, bites, burns, cold sores, warts, athletes foot and nail infections.
FOR THE BODY
Tea Tree has immune stimulating properties to boost natural defences in addition to its direct action on contact with infectious bugs. Used in a vaporiser or steam inhalation Tea Tree can quickly help ease respiratory congestion and fortify immune defences.
FOR THE HOME
Lemon Scented Tea Tree’s powerful antimicrobial properties and fresh scent make it a popular inclusion in bathroom cleaning blends and when used in a vaporiser can help purify and freshen the air. It is also a great insect repellent, and useful to combat unwanted cooking odours.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Neroli, Lavender, Rose and Palmarosa.
|Appearance||Pale yellow to yellow oil|
|Odour Description||Fresh, strong, pleasant, lemon|
|Main Constituents||Geranial, neral, citronellal, citronellol,|
|Specific Gravity||Min 0.885||Max0.900|
|Optical Rotation||Min0||Max +5|
|Refractive Index||Min 1.468||Max1.482|