Tea Tree Essential Oil – AAA (Australia) – Verified by ECOCERT
BOTANICAL NAME: Melaleuca alternifolia
PLANT PART: Leaves
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
DESCRIPTION: A thin, clear, pale yellow liquid.
AROMATIC SUMMARY: A middle note with a medium aroma, Tee Tree has a fresh, slightly medicinal scent with characteristic woody, camphoraceous notes.
BLENDS WITH: Cinnamon Bark, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Rosewood, Rosemary and Thyme.
BENEFITS AND USES: for hair because of its topical cleansing, rejuvenating, and purifying properties.when used in diffuser it purifies and freshens as it disperses, good choice for homemade cleaners.
FACTS OF INTEREST: The Tea Tree is a small tree or shrub with needle-like leaves.It can grow up to 7 meters (20 feet) in height and thrives in marshy areas, though it is now cultivated in plantations. The aboriginal people of Australia have long used Tea tree Oil. Historically, the leaves were used as a substitute for tea, which is how it got its name. In World War II, the producers and the cutters of Tea Tree were exempt from military service until enough essential oil had been accumulated to accommodate the military’s needs. This is one of the very few Essential Oils that can be applied to the skin ‘neat’, or without dilution, at a maximum rate of 3 drops.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.