Certified Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil 15 ml
Melaleuca essential oil, or Tea Tree, is a legendary and ubiquitous essential oil on the Australian continent. Melaleuca is called ‘first aid kit in a bottle’ by Australians and has been used for centuries by the Bundjalung aborigines for everythin g from first aid to respiratory problems. Melaleuca altinerfolia is one of the 300 varieties of tea trees most commonly used for essential oil.
Supports the immune system
Used in cough drops and teas
Supports the respiratory system
Supports good oral health
Supports healthy skin and nails
Supports healthy hair
Promotes mental clarity
May stimulate the senses
Eighteenth century explorer Captain James Cook christened it ‘tea tree’ after drinking a tea brewed from the leaves of the disease-resistant trees. Water in the flooded wetlands, where tea trees thrive, is visited by people today to soak in the oily secretions floating atop the water.
Can be applied neat, but dilution with a carrier oil is recommended, diffuse or inhale, generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for human consumption by the FDA.