Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea Tree Essential Oil

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Tea Tree Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam

Description: The Tea Tree is a small tree or shrub with needle-like leaves. It is also domestically referred to as Ti-tree. It can grow up to 7 meters (20 feet) in height and thrives in marshy areas, though it is now cultivated in plantations. The Tea Tree is very robust; it is ready for cutting only two years after its previous harvest.

Colour: Pale yellow to colourless

Consistency: Thin

Note: Middle

Strength of Aroma: Medium to Strong

Blends Well With: Tea Tree essential oil blends particularly well with Cinnamon, Clary sage, Clove, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Rosewood, Rosemary and Thyme.

Aromatic Scent: Tea Tree essential oil has a fresh, Antiseptic and medicinal scent. It also has characteristic mint and spice back-notes.

History: The aboriginal people of Australia have long used Tea tree oil; similarly, Tea tree has a long history of use within the field of aromatherapy. In World War Two, the producers and the cutters of Tea Tree were exempt from military service until enough essential oil had been accumulated. The oil was a highly valued product as it was issued to each soldier and sailor as part of their kit in order to treat tropical infections and infected wounds.
 
Cautions: Tea Tree essential oil may cause dermal sensitization in some people. Do not take internally.
Important Note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.

Specification Documents

Tea Tree Australian - Allergens.pdf
Tea Tree Australian - IFRA.pdf
Tea Tree Australian - SDS.pdf
Tea Tree Australian - Spec.pdf

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