Botanical Name: melaleuca alternifolia
Extraction Method: steam distillation
Scent Notes: fresh, slightly medicinal and camphorous scent
Tea Tree's powerful antibacterial, antifungal and antiseptic properties make it a popular ingredient in skincare, hair care and around the home. The antiseptic action of Tea Tree is thought to be 100 times more potent than carbolic acid, and yet remains non-toxic to humans. From treating dandruff, skin infections, cuts and wounds to purifying the air and clearing up sinuses, its uses are almost endless.
Blends well with: cinnamon, clary sage, clove, geranium, lavender, lemon, myrrh, nutmeg, rosewood, rosemary, thyme
Try It: Easy acne fighter - drip tea tree oil onto a cotton bud and apply gently to affected area.
Caution: May cause sensitisation in some individuals. Avoid use during first trimester of pregnancy.