Product Name: Tea Tree Essential Oil
Scientific Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Part of Plant Used: Leaves
Restrictions: Ingestion of Essential Oil, High concentrations on skin over long periods
Our Tea Tree Essential Oil is extracted via distillation from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia. Found mostly in Australia, it is a plant known by its natives to possess astounding antimicrobial properties. From traditional aborigines comes a variety of uses for the plant and its extracts and countless of scientific studies prove its efficacy against microorganisms.
Some may say the scent of the Tea Tree Essential Oil isn’t very appealing. This can be combined with other essential oils to make the scent blend better. Lavender is a primary choice to mix, but other minty and citrus essential oils can work as well in the right proportions.