5 ml, therapeutic grade Essential Oil
Latin Name: Melaleuca Alternifolia
Plant Info: This small tree grows up to 15 feet tall and has a papery bark. The leaves are alternate, aromatic when crushed, very narrow, and are tapered at both ends. The flowers, which appear in summer, occur in loose, cream-colored spikes. It grows in swampy or whet ground on the northern coastal strip of New South Wales and the southern Queensland.
Parts Used: Leaves and Twigs
Native To: Australia
Characteristics: White or pale yellow, this oil has a spicy and sharp aroma, and a spicy-earthy taste.
Tea Tree Essential Oil stimulates the immune system. It is a great choice for people who are constantly catching colds and the flu. For those who are tired, run down, are recovering from an illness, or went through a heavy healing process (like chemotherapy) use tea tree to help lift the immune system. It has amazing antiviral effects and is good for bacterial infections. Use it on areas of pain or inflammation to leverage the analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties of this oil (including for illnesses such as bronchitis, as it can also help keep the airways clean and clear).
Active Constituents: Terpinen-4-ol, cymenol, thujanol, globulol, and viridifloral; monoterpenes such as gama-terpinene, cymene, alpha and beta pinene, myrcene, and limonene, exides such as 1,4 cineole, and 1,8 cineole, and sespiterpenes such as deta-caryophyllene and alpha and beta cdinene.
Safety Precautions: Follow General Essential Oil Safety. Possible allergic reactions can occur (if they happen, use whole milk, cream, or any fat to remove the oil from the skin). Be cautious as it can cause skin irritation. Do not apply to sensitive skin.
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