Tea Tree has a very strong, spicy, camphorous and warm scent.
Tea Tree oil has a scent of healing for many people who have experienced its benefits. The scent is fresh and invigorating.
The method of extraction is steam distillation from leaves and twigs.
Attributes & characteristics
CAUTION, DO NOT TAKE FOR INTERNAL USE!!!
Tea Tree Essential Oil is best known for its antimicrobial activities. It contains the compound Terpinen-4-ol which is thought to be the responsible for fighting all three categories of infectious organisms (bacteria, fungi, and viruses). Tea Tree Essential Oil can be used to combat a variety of ailments including acne, dandruff, athlete’s foot, lice, eczema and psoriasis. It is also an ingredient in creams, ointments, lotions, soaps, and shampoos.
History: Historically, the leaves were used as a substitute for tea, which is how tea tree oil got its name. It was first used by the aboriginals in Australia to treat cuts, burns and any Type* of infection. It has since become a very popular oil and is used world wide.
Effects on the skin
Having powerful effects on the skin, tea tree has been known to help acne, burns, blisters, chilblains, cold sores, warts, athlete's foot, sunburn, herpes, insect bites and various infections.
Essential Oil Information
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