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Tea Tree Essential Oil

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The earth is rich with natural healing power and there may be no better example of this than Tea Tree. It purifies as it heals and is a must for any home medicine cabinet or first-aid kit.

 

First named and described in 1770 by Captain Cook, Tea Tree was originally brewed as a tea and had long been used for medicinal purposes by indigenous tribes. The evergreen tree is native to Australia in wet lowland locations and grows about 10 to 25 feet. It has papery white bark, dark-green needle-like leaves and colorful flowers.

 

Tea Tree belongs to a family of about 200 species of evergreen trees. The leaves are steam distilled to extract the clear essential oil.

  

**Euro droppers are not included with 4 oz bottles**

Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia

Origin: Australia

Method: Steam Distillation

Plant Part: Leaves

Note: Middle - Top

Family: Myrtaceae

Synonym: Melaleuca

Blends Well With: Peppermint, and other mints; Lemon, and other citrus

Aroma: Medicinal, clean, fresh, and camphorous

Consistency: Thin

Color: Clear

FIRST AID: In a 1 ounce squeeze bottle add: 5 drops of Tea Tree, 2 drops of Helichrysum, 3 drops of Lavender and 1 ounce of aloe vera gel. Apply 2-3 times a day or as needed to assist the body's natural process of healing. (1.7% dilution)


BITE AID: In a 1 ounce squeeze bottle add: 5 drops of Tea Tree, 2 drops of Peppermint, 3 drops Lavender and 1 ounce aloe vera gel. Apply 2-3 times a day or as needed to assist the body's natural process of relieving insect bites. (1.7% dilution)


SHAMPOO: Add to 1 tablespoon of your shampoo: 2 drops of Tea Tree and 1 drop of Cedarwood (Atlas). Massage well into the scalp; rinse well before using conditioner.


INHALER/DIFFUSER: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Tea Tree, 5 drops of Eucalyptus (Radiata) and 5 drops of Niaouli. Or add 5-6 drops of this blend to your diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.


TOENAIL CREAM: To a 2 ounce squeeze bottle add: 15 drops of Tea Tree, 6 drops of Niaouli, 4 drops of Clove and 2 ounces of lotion. Mix and apply on the affected area 2-3 times daily or as needed. (2.1% dilution)


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Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician. Possible mild skin sensitizer.


OK For Kids: 2+


Kids Max Dilution: 1%


Adult Max Dilution:15%


Shelf Life: 2-3 Years

Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Tea Tree Oil batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Melaleuca alternifolia. No contamination or adulteration was detected.

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