- Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia 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.
- Blends well with: Cinnamon, Clary sage, Clove, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Rosewood, Rosemary and Thyme.
- Cautions: Tea Tree Essential Oil may cause dermal sensitization in some people. Do not take internally.