Tea Tree

Tea Tree

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Latin name: Melaleuca alternifolia.

Family name: Myrtaceae.

Country or Region: Australia.

Growing Practice: Ecologically sensible.

Tea-tree is distilled from the leaves and is a watery pale yellow oil. It has a spicy, medicinal aroma. Tea-tree is one of the most scientifically researched oils. It was given to soldiers in WWII to treat topical infections and wounds. Some traditional uses: as an immuno-stimulant particularly against bacteria, viruses and fungi, for relieving inflammation, as a disinfectant. Its main chemical components are: Terpinene-4-ol, cineol, pinene, terpinenes, cymene, sesquiterpenes.

Blends well with: lavender, clove, marjoram, rosemary, clary sage, pine, and geranium.

Warnings: No known contradictions.