Tea Tree Essential Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia)


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 Tea tree essential oil is one of the most used essential oils in the world due to its outstanding healing properties. Tea tree oil can vary in quality, but ours is always the best quality available.

Beneficial for:

  • infections
  • skin disorders
  • wounds
  • respiratory congestion
  • increase immunity
  • fungus
  • athletes foot

Used in an oil burner, a few drops in the bath or blended as a massage oil, cream or blended with a carrier oil on the skin tea tree oil is famed for its germicidal, antiseptic and anti-fungal properties.

No house should be without this essential oil, and it should always be packed for holidays.

Tea Tree:

Botanical name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Perfume Note: Top
Blends well with Eucalyptus, Ginger, Thyme, Rosemary, Cypress, Coriander
Source: tree leaf
Production method: steam distillation
Aromatherapy benefits: antiseptic, strengthening
Aroma type: camphoric, spicy, pungent
Warning: may be irritating to sensitive skin.  Tea Tree oil is poisonous when taken internally.

Tea tree oil : (Melaleuca alternifolia) speeds the healing of minor cuts and scrapes. It is good for all kinds of infections, including athlete’s foot and fungal infections of the toenails and fingernails that are resistant to antibiotics. A large study compared the topical use of 5% tea tree oil to 5% benzoyl peroxide for common acne. Although the Tea Tree Essential Oil was slower and less potent in its action, it had far fewer side effects and was considered more effective overall. For the topical treatment of acne, the oil may be used at a dilution of 15%.

A 2008 article from the American Cancer Society says that studies have found some promise of a possible role for the topical application of tea tree oil as an antiseptic.

A 2012 review by the NIH rates Tea tree oil as “possibly effective” for three applications, saying that “a 5% tea tree oil gel appears to be as effective as 5% benzoyl peroxide” for treating mild to moderate acne, that “topical application of 100% tea tree oil solution, twice daily for six months, can cure fungal toenail infection in about 18% of people who try it,” and that “a 10% tea tree oil cream works about as well as tolnaftate 1% cream” in treating symptoms of athlete’s foot, although being less effective than clotrimazole or terbinafine.

A 2012 review of head lice treatment recommended against the use of tea tree oil on children because it could cause skin irritation or allergic reactions, because of contraindications, and because of a lack of knowledge about the oil’s safety and effectiveness.

Essential oils are not medicine replacement. They are used to improve your health naturally.

Organic and NOT tested in animals

All our essential oils are 100% pure, natural, concentrate oils. At Plusmorehealth we assure you the best quality for the right price.

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