Tea Tree essential (Melaleuca alternifolia) oil has over 92 different compounds and limitless applications. The leaves of the Tea Tree tree were used by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for centuries. They would apply crushed leaves directly to the skin for a cooling effect.
Tea Tree is best known for its cleansing properties. It can be used to cleanse and clarify the skin and nails and to support a healthy looking complexion. Diffusing Tea Tree will help freshen the scent of the air.
Common uses: Best known as a very powerful stimulant, it can help fight bacteria, fungi and viruses. Used in vapour therapy, Teatree can help with colds, measles, sinusitis, and viral infections. For skin and hair, Teatree has been used to combat acne, oily skin, head lice and dandruff.
Blends well with: cinnamon, clary sage, clove, geranium, lavender, lemon, myrrh, nutmeg, rosewood, rosemary, thyme.
Aromatic scent: Teatree oil has a fresh, antiseptic and medicinal scent with mint and spice back-notes.