Tea Tree Essential Oil

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Tea Tree Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Tea tree
BOTANICAL NAME Melaleuca alternifolia
PLANT PARTS USED Leaves and terminal branchlets
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN China
Tea Tree is widely recognised for its powerful antimicrobial effects with numerous studies documenting its activity against bacteria, viruses and fungi. Its bracing scent reflects Tea Tree’s stimulating and powerful action.
Nature/Essence – Strong & Purifying
SKIN ICON 72pxFOR THE SKIN
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.
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR 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.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR THE HOME
Tea Tree’s powerful antimicrobial properties make it a popular inclusion in bathroom cleaning blends and when used in a vaporiser can help purify the air.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Cinnamon, Clary sage, Clove, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Rosemary and Thyme.
 
Appearance Colourless to pale yellow oil
Odour Description Powerful, warm, fresh, spicy-earthy
Main Constituents terpinen-4-ol, g-terpinene, a-terpinene, a-pinene
Specific Gravity Min 0.885 Max0.906
Optical Rotation Min+5 Max  +15
Refractive Index Min 1.475 Max1.482

Typical GC analysis
TEA TREE-430
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use

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