Tea Tree Essential Oil In Brief
Tea Tree Essential Oil, also spelt Ti Tree Essential Oil, is native to Australia, where it is often referred to it as Melaleuca Essential Oil. This is because Tea Tree Essential Oil comes from the Melaleuca Tree.
Ti Tree Essential Oil shares much in common with Oregano Essential Oil, but it is much more mild, and can be used on young children, in the proper dilution, which is not true of Oregano Essential Oil.
Tea Tree Essential Oil Health Benefits
Tea Tree Essential Oil Health Benefits :: Antibacterial + analgesic + acaricidal, (a lethal effect on mites) + anti-fungal + anti-inflammatory + antimicrobial + antioxidant + antiparasitic + antiseptic + antiviral + decongestant + disinfectant + immune-boosting + vermifuge, (kills intestinal worms)
Tea Tree Essential Oil Main Uses
- Respiratory issues – decongestant + expectorant + colds + flu + sinusitis + bronchitis + whooping cough… all respiratory tract infections
- Digestive issues + bad breath
- Pain and inflammation
- Mouthwash and toothpaste
- Hand sanitation
- Toxic mould elimination
- Green cleaning products
- Laundry (disinfects your washing machine also)
- Head lice
- Chicken pox
Tea Tree Essential Oil For Skincare
- Acne + Eczema + Psoriasis
- Oily skin
- Bacterial & fungal infections
- Wound healing + salve
- Fungal infections :: toe nails + candida + athlete’s foot + ringworm
- Cold sores
- Rashes + blisters + cuts + bruises
- Minor burns
- Boils + abscesses + carbuncles + corns + warts
- Insect repellant
- Insect bites, preventing infection and reducing irritation.
Tea Tree Essential Oil INCI :: Melaleuca Alternafolia
Tea Tree Essential Oil Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Tea Tree Essential Oil Main Constituents :: the key active ingredients of Tea Tree Essential oil are monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes and terpene hydrocarbons, as well as 1,8-Cineole, p-Cymeme and a-Pinene, but there are over 100 different chemical components in Tea Tree Essential Oil in total.
Tea Tree Essential Oil Alternatives :: Cinnamon Essential Oil, Clary Sage Essential Oil + Ravensara Essential Oil + Lavender Essential Oil + Oregano Essential Oil, Rosemary Essential Oil + Pine Essential Oil
Tea Tree Essential Oil Mixes Well With :: Bergamot FCF Essential Oil, Clary Sage Essential Oil, Cypress Essential Oil, Eucalyptus Essential Oil, Grapefruit Essential Oil, Lavender Essential Oil, Lemon Essential Oil, Marjoram Essential Oil, Nutmeg Essential Oil, Pine Essential Oil, Rosemary Essential Oil.
Tea Tree Essential Oil Contraindications :: Tea Tree Essential Oil is generally considered safe. However, mild irritation is possible amongst those with very sensitive skin. However, like Peppermint Essential Oil, Tea Tree Essential Oil can have a cooling effect on the skin that sometimes feels as though the skin is heating up. This is normal, but can also indicate overuse. Consult Using Essential Oils for correct usage instructions.
Tea Tree Essential Oil is more sensitive than most essential oils to light, air, moisture and heat exposure, all of which affect the stability of this deeply healing essential oils. Keep Tea Tree Essential Oil stored in a dark, dry, cool, place at all times.
Safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding in moderate amounts.
Tea Tree Essential Oil Interesting Fact: Tea Tree Essential Oil is one of the strongest and safest natural antiseptics available. It is four times more antibacterial than the antiseptic creams found in conventional first aid kits. This is why it has earned a very deserving place within the Wild As The Wind Essential Oil First Aid Kit.
Twofer :: Tea Tree Essential Oil and Oregano Essential Oil are increasingly being used in tandem with antibiotics, and are proving to be very useful at preventing antibiotic resistance.
Threefer :: There’s a lot of information on the internet telling us Tea Tree Essential Oil can be used neat when used topically. This is not true. All essential oils need to be diluted. Undiluted Tea Tree Oil is very burdensome for the kidneys, and can be extremely dangerous in those with a kidney condition.