Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea Tree Essential Oil

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100% pure Tea Tree essential oil is steam distilled from Certified Organically grown Australian Tea Tree leaves. For the greatest efficacy in therapeutic applications it is important that Tea Tree oil in particular be fresh and have a significant percentage of terpinene-4-ol – the Australian standard is a minimum of 30%.

Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Country of Origin: Australia
Distillation Method: Steam
Cultivation: Certified Organic

About the plant

Native to Australia, the common name 'tea tree' used for some species of Leptospermum is derived from the practice of early Australian settlers soaking the leaves in boiling water to make an herbal tea rich in ascorbic acid (Vitamin C). The Tea Tree typically reaches only 7-10 feet tall and has constantly exfoliating bark and fragrant evergreen leaves.

About the oil
Tea tree essential oil is distilled from the leaves of what appears as a tall grass.

Aromatherapy Notes
This Tea Tree essential oil has a fresh, pungent and herbaceous top note, a slightly spiced and camphoraceous middle note and a balsamic, earthy undertones.

Traditional Uses
The Aborigines in northeastern New South Wales have used Tea Tree oil for many generations.

Overall Profile
Monoterpenols 43.66%
Monoterpenes 41.86%
Sesquiterpenes 10.06%
Primary Constituents
4-terpineol 39.75%
gamma terpinene 21.77%
alpha terpinene 10.75%
terpinolene 3.66%
eucalyptol 3.64%

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DISCLAIMER: For external use only.This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Keep out of reach of children. Pregnant women and individuals with medical conditions should consult a doctor before use. If skin sensitivity occurs, stop use.