Perhaps the most familiar essential oil in Australia; tea-tree has been an unfailing staple in first aid and cleansing. Its healing virtues are well-known and documented. Broad spectrum for skin-care and protection. Builds resilience – for overall well-being. Diffuse to ward off lurgies. This essential oil is grown and processed in Australia. Where a tea-tree is called for in a blend but a less medicinal scent is sought, combine it with Lemon Tea-Tree.
Aroma: Top note
Perfume: Fresh, medicinal yet pungent smell, almost sanitary in nature.
Blends well with: Cajeput, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, ginger, lavender, lemon, mandarin, orange, pine, rosemary and thyme.
Indications: Anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, balsamic, cicatrizing (wound healing), cardio-tonic, diaphoretic (induces sweating), expectorant, fungicidal, immuno-stimulant, parasiticide, vulnerary.
Part of plant used: leaves and twigs
Type of extraction: steam distilled
Grown and Manufactured in: Australia
Precautions: Test a small amount of essential oil first for sensitivity or allergic reaction. Use sparingly during pregnancy.