Well known for its medicinal properties, tea tree essential oil is refreshing and purifying. It has also found to be helpful for healing wounds, minor cuts and insect bites.
A pale yellowish-green to almost clear oil with a warm, fresh, spicy-camphoraceous aroma.
Method of extraction
a-pinene (2.1%), b-pinene (0.4%), sabinene (0.2%), myrcene (0.4%), a-phellandrene (0.8%), a-terpinene (7.1%), limonene (1.4%), 1,8-cineole (3.0%), g-terpinene (15.7%), p-cymene (6.2%), terpinolene (3.4%), linalool (0.2%), terpinen-4-ol (45.4%), a-terpineol (5.3%).
Tea Tree essential oil can be used as an inhalation for the temporary relief of respiratory problems such as coughs and colds, flu, sinusitis and mucous congestion.
Tea Tree essential oil will provide temporary relief from the symptoms of eczema, cold sores and rashes. It will assist and promote the healing of wounds and minor cuts and soothe insect bites.
The fresh scent of Tea Tree essential oil is purifying and cleansing.
Tea Tree is recommended for dispersing wind cold conditions. Wind cold is characterised as the onset of respiratory tract infections with aches and pain.
How to Use
Add 5-7 drops to your Perfect Potion diffuser, combine with other pure essential oils to make your own blend, or add 5 drops to every 10ml of pure vegetable oil to use as a massage oil.
Children: Half the adult dose.
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