Tea Tree, Melaleuca
$12.00 – $20.00
Premium Tea Tree essential oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) has the characteristic woody and herbaceous aroma with lightly sweet undertones of only fresh Tea Tree. Oxidized/old oil will start to smell musty or sour. Our Tea Tree is grown in Australia and is steam distilled from the tree’s leaves. Known as a medicine cabinet in a bottle, Tea Tree oil is effective against bacterial, fungal and viral infections, healing skin conditions, and supporting immune system. This oil is in our Herbal category and has a thin consistency and is clear with a light yellow tint.
Latin name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Method: Steam Distilled
Primary Compounds: Terpinen-4-ol, γ-Terpinene, α-Terpinene, α-Pinene
Tea Tree Essential Oil is believed to be analgesic (pain relief), antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, decongestant, expectorant (aids in loosening and removing mucus), aid immune support and wound healing.
This is the highest quality Tea Tree essential oil that we could find. Our Tea Tree essential oil is imported to the US from the best distillery in Australia and is shipped and stored in stainless steel drums under argon gas to preserve the freshness. Tea tree oil is one of the most common essential oils used. It is truly an “essential” oil to have in any collection.
Primary uses for our Tea Tree essential oil are cleaning, disinfecting, immune support, skin care and aiding respiratory function.
Heal: may help reduce skin inflammation, heal minor wounds and clear up topical fungal, bacterial and viral infections; helps soothe insect bites.
Wellness: may kill and inhibit growth of bacteria, viruses and fungi; supports immune function; helps loosen and expel mucus and fight respiratory infections such as flu, coughs and colds.
Beauty: strong antibacterial properties help treat acne and reduce appearance of blemishes; may help reduce hair loss, treat dandruff and kill headlice.
Clean: useful antimicrobial cleaner, air freshener and deodorizer
Other: useful insect repellant
These statements are not evaluated by the FDA. Verdant EOs and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Aromatically: diffusion or direct inhalation
Topically: dilute 10-50% with carrier oil or neat (undiluted) for small, short term uses - test diluted oil on a small area of skin before applying neat.
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Patchouli and Rosemary
Shelf life: 2 years when properly stored
Storage: Minimize exposure to light, air and heat to get the full benefit and life out of your oil. Store your oil tightly sealed and in cardboard tube between 59 and 71° F.
Tea Tree’s components give it potential to oxidize quickly and possibly irritate skin. Follow proper storage to keep your oil fresh and safe.
- If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult your physician before using essential oils
- Risk of skin irritation if oil is oxidized. Store properly and dilute with carrier oil to avoid issues.
- Generally considered safe for children over the age of 2 - Consult your physician before use.
- Always test diluted oil on a small area of skin before topical use.
- Always dilute to 1% or less (1 drop per 1 tsp/5ml carrier oil) any oil applied topically for children under the age of 5.