English name: Tea tree essential oil
Scientific name of the plant: Melaleuca alternifolia
The family of the plant: Myrtaceae
Description: Leaves and branches
Color: Colorless or yellowish
Fragrance: Fresh, woody, earthy, herbaceous
Fragrance level: Medium
Note: Medium
Consistency: Thin
Habitat: Australia, Tasmania, Kenya
Compatible oils: Bergamot, black pepper, German chamomile, Roman chamomile, eucalyptus, lemon, oakliptus radiata, pelargonium, lavandin, orange, palmarosa, peppermint, rosemary
- It can be used on wounds, insect bites, as an itch reliever.
- It is used in skin infections, acne, acne, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, skin rashes, ringworm, diaper rash and nail infections.
- In oral infections caused by bacteria, tonsillitis, aphthae, mouth sores, sore throat, cough, cold, sinus congestion, one or two drops of tea tree oil can be added to a glass of water to gargle.
- Effective in the treatment of athlete's foot, foot problems, bad odor, cracks, peeling and calluses. A few drops can be added to manicure and pedicure water.
- It is used as a washing water in vaginal infections, vaginitis, cystitis, uterus and cervix wounds.
- It is a preferred oil in the perfumery industry due to its odor properties.
- Used as aromatic salt, soap and candle scent.
- Used for head and body lice, ticks, warts.
- It is used in the treatment of hemorrhoids.
- It should not be used orally.
- Should not be inhaled.
- It should not be applied to the eyes and ears.
- It is an oil for external use only.
- It should not be used during pregnancy and lactation.
- It should not be used in children under 12 years of age.
- It should be kept out of reach of children.
- May cause irritation, patch testing is recommended.
It should be stored in tightly closed dark glass containers, protected from sunlight and moisture, in a cool environment.