Cleansing, uplifting. One of the most useful household oils. Powerful antiseptic. Great in first aid kits. Can be safely applied neat on the skin in minute areas. Strong antiviral and anti-fungal properties. Invaluable for treating minor wounds, infections, cuts, stings, and acne.
Description Fresh, spicy, camphor odour.
How to To help alleviate cold, flu sinus and chest infections, add 2 drops of Tea Tree essential oil to a bowl of steaming water. Cover your head and inhale deeply the vapour for 5 10 mins.
Origin and main producers native to Australia.
Plant part used in extraction leaves and twigs
Caution may irritate sensitive skin. While it may be applied to individual spots or boils, it should never be applied to larger areas of the skin.
Aromatic lore Used extensively by Aborigines and early Australian settlers, it was considered a cure all. The oil reputedly neutralises the deadly venom of the funnel web spider