Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea tree(melaleuca alternifolia)

Botanical Family: Myrtaceae (myrtle)

Plant origin: Australia

Extraction Method: Steam distilled from leaves

Key constituents:

Gamma Terpinene (10-28%)

Alpha-Terpinene (5-13%)

1,8 Cineole (Eucalyptol) (0-15%)

Alpha-Terpineol (1.5-12%)

Para-Cymene (0.5-12%)

Terpinenol-4 (30-45%)

Limonene (0.5-4%)

Aromadendrene (trace-7%)

Delta-Cadinene (trace-8%)

Alpha Pinene (1-6%)

Historical Data: Highly regarded as an antimicrobial and antiseptic essential oil. It has High levels of terpinen-4-ol.

Medical Properties: Powerful antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antiparasitic, anti-inflammatory

Uses: Fungal Infections (Candida, ringworm), sinus/ lung infections) tooth/gum disease, water retention/hypertension, skin conditions (acne, sores)

Fragrant Influence: Promotes cleansing and purity.

Application: Dilute 1 part EO with 1 part VO; (1) apply 2-4 drops on location, temples, neck (2) Chakras/vitaflex points (3) directly inhale, (4) diffuse, or (5) take as a dietary supplement

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