Aroma:Very strong and medicinal smelling. Spicy-camphorous, warm scent. For many people who have experienced the benefits of Tea Tree Oil, this scent has become equivalent to the 'scent of healing'.
Latin Name:Melaleuca alternifolia
Country of Origin:Australia
Cultivation Method:Conventionally Grown
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Color:Clear to slightly pale yellow/green
Consistency:Thin, water-like liquid.
Aromatherapy Properties:Medicinal, stimulating, purifying.
Suggested Use:Add 5-10 drops to 1oz. of unscented body or hair care product to enhance their effectiveness. Add 2-3 drops to a bowl of hot water for a purifying steam treatment. Apply to pimples with a Q-tip 2-3 times a day. Please refer to Aromatherapy literature for more detailed information on how to use this Essential Oil as a healing aid.
History:Australian Aborigines have used Tea Tree and related plants since the beginning of time. They welcomed and saved the crew of Sir Francis from scurvy and exhaustion with a tea brewed from its leaves - hence the name.
Specific Safety Information:No known toxicity.