Tea Tree

Tea Tree
Melaleuca alternifolia

Tea Tree is an evergreen tree that is native to Australia. The tree grows to a height of approximately 10 feet and has needle-like leaves with yellow or purple flowers. Tea tree has historically been used by the aboriginal people of Australia and has been widely researched. It has been found to be active against bacteria, fungus, and viruses and is a very powerful immune system stimulant.

Practical Uses

  • Heals the skin.
  • Disinfects.
  • Uplifts the mood.
  • Opens the sinus and breathing passages.
  • Relieves pain.
  • Stimulates the immune system.

Precautions

Tea tree essential oil is non-toxic and non-irritant. It could cause a reaction with sensitive individuals. Caution should always be exercised when utilizing a new product, as individual allergies could occur.

Sourcing
E-Scentially Yours uses tea tree essential oil that is steam distilled. It is sourced from Australia. The essential oil is obtained from the leaves and is premium, organic.