Rosalina

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Rosalina

Melaleuca ericifolia

Rosalina, aka lavender tea tree & swamp paperbark, is an evergreen shrub. It grows in low-lying swamps, along creeks, & behind sand dunes in northern Tasmania, southern Victoria and along the east coast of New south Wales and Queensland.*

Properties:

  • Antibacterial
  • Antifungal
  • Carminative
  • deconge
  • tant
  • immunostimulant
  • sedative

Aromatherapy:

  • Insect bites
  • Soothing to the nerves
  • Skin care (rashes, dandruff, acne)

Contraindications

  • No known hazards or contraindications.

*The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, third edition, Vol 1 – Foundations & Materia Medica, Salvatore Battaglia, p.493