Tea tree is analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic, antiviral, immuno-stimulant and neuro tonic. From these properties, it is easy to see why this oil is so popular. It is mostly used for infection (viral and bacterial), aches and pains, ulcers, herpes, genital infection (fungal) and a low immune system. It is also used for debility and depression.
Blends well with Lavender, Clove, Mandarin, Rose Otto, Lemon, Rosewood and Thyme. Tea Tree is a MIDDLE note
Latin Name | Melaleuca alternifolia | Family: Myrtaceae
There are no known contra-indications. Because tea tree oil is in such demand, it is often adulterated, which means that care should be taken to source a whole, natural essential oil.
Monoterpenes (<40%), alcohols (<57%)