Essential Oils

Tea Tree oil (Melaleuca alternifolia)

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Sources:  Australia
Extraction: Steam distilled
Note: Middle
Scent: Sharp, fresh, woody, camphorous
Key points:

  • Stimulates the immune system
  • Good for respiratory diseases
  • Useful for infections
  • Used topically for acne (diluted)


Properties:  anti-microbial, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiparasitic, analgesic, antiviral, antiseptic, decongestant, expectorant, immunostimulant, insecticide.
Uses:  room disinfectant, combat colds and flus, fight and prevent infections (broad spectrum), stimulate immune system, sinusitis, coughs, whooping cough, bronchitis
Cautions:  May be a skin irritant, may be a sensitizer.

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