CAS Number: 68647-73-4 ; 85085-48-9
FEMA Number: 3902
EINECS Number: 285-377-1
Product Code: PEO1156
INCI Name: Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil
Also known by several other names including Narrow-Leaved Paperbark, Tea Tree Oil is a supremely purifying essential oil possessing many therapeutic benefits. Considered a weed by the rest of the world, the Australian Aborigines long ago realized the importance of this small tree's healing attributes. The leaves of the Melaleuca tree have been used by the Aboriginal peoples in northeastern New South Wales for many generations. It purifies as it heals and is a must for any home medicine cabinet or first-aid kit.
Tea Tree Oil is one of the most wellu2013known essential oils for purifying and cleansing, and effectively supports the immune system during the challenging winter season. Its refreshing green, medicinal, woody aroma makes it a wonderful addition to natural home-cleaning sprays, especially in steamy, musty areas like the bathroom. When diffused, Australian Tea Tree Oil helps support a healthy immune system and can eliminate unpleasant odors. Tea Tree Oil is also great for reducing minor inflammation, as well. It is also prized for supporting a healthy respiratory system and can prove useful for treating coughs and other lung ailments.
Tea Tree Essential Oil is known to have remarkable effects on irritated skin by helping to ease redness and restore smoothness. Other popular uses include helping to combat skin blemishes and soothing skin that has been overexposed in the sun. Tea Tree Oil has also shown a high degree of efficacy in clearing and promoting healthy nails. It can also be applied topically in ointments, salves and compresses to encourage skin health and is an important oil for cleansing and restoring healthy skin tissue when properly diluted. Tea Tree Essential Oil can also help soothe insect bites, but is even better used as an insect repellent.
Emotionally and energetically, Tea Tree Essential Oil is a calming yet energizing essential oil that is ideal for aromatherapy, massage, wellness and soap making applications intended to energize and uplift the body and mind. It can help build confidence and strength, while gently working to lift spirits. Tea Tree Essential Oil also help soothe nerves and calm an overactive mind, thus making it a great sleep aid.