One of the more popular oils, Tea Tree has a fresh, spicy camphor scent that's cleansing and revitalizing. It helps support a healthy immune system and is good for skincare as well as being an effective first aid oil. It is another must-have essential oil for every home first aid kit, as it is most commonly used to prevent infection and speed healing of minor cuts, scrapes, burns, bug bites, rashes, and other wounds. Tea Tree’s antioxidant and cleansing properties make it one of the best essential oils for skin care to help clear pores, regulate oil production, and improve the appearance of blemishes, scars, and age spots. It is reputed to be effective against nail bed fungus, dandruff, warts, and athlete’s foot. Tea Tree helps boost the immune system and can relieve respiratory conditions by clearing congestion and reducing inflammation and pain in the airways. It is the best essential oil to add to household cleaners and has been shown to control mold. It is also commonly added to deodorants, hand sanitizers, and natural insect repellents. Use in shampoos for a healthy scalp and to prevent lice.
Make your own surface cleaning wipes using Tea Tree with this simple recipe. Tea Tree can even help reduce inflammation and itching associated with insect bites and stings - keep this roll-on handy during summer months for natural relief.
Oil Name: Tea Tree
Latin Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Country of Origin: Australia
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Uses: Cleansing, Uplifting, Great for first aid kits.
Blends With: Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Geranium, Lavender, Marjoram, Pine Needle, Rosemary
Safety Precautions: FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Keep out of the reach of children and away from eyes. Highly concentrated. Always dilute before use.