Leaf, Steam distilled, South Africa
This oil is antibiotic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and anti-parasitic. It can be used as a decongestant for chest colds, asthma, bronchitis, upper respiratory infections and sinusitis. It can also be used for acne, ringworm, dandruff, jock itch, athlete's foot, herpes and chicken pox. It can also have psycho-emotional benefits to help general debility, post-shock and nervous exhaustion. Tea tree could be a possible irritant for sensitive skin. It can be used in a bath, diffuser or massage.
Considered a weed by the rest of the world, the Australian Aborigines long ago realized the importance of this small tree's healing attributes. After being introduced to Europe in the late 1920s, Tea Tree essential oil was included in the medical kits of the military in World War II due to its excellent antiseptic and immuno-stimulant properties.
Tea Tree essential oils is one of the best-known and most widely used of essential oils. It is effective against all three types of infectious agents: bacteria, fungi and viruses.
Aromatic Profile: Fresh, spicy-camphoraceous
Appearance: Pale, yellowy green or water-white mobile liquid
Aromatherapy Uses: Used for a wide variety of applications due to its effectiveness against all three types of infectious agents: bacteria, fungi, and viruses.
Blending Suggestions: Dilute well and add drop by drop to your blends until desired effect is achieved
Blends Well With: Lavender, Rosemary, Clary Sage, Pine, Oakmoss, Pine, Clove
Safety Considerations: Non-toxic, Non-irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals
Lawless, Julia. The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils. 2013. p190-191.
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