Tea Tree Oil
Tea Tree Oil
Melaleuca alternifolia Essential Oil;
Tea tree (also known as ‘narrow-leaved paperbark’) is native to Australia and remains the world’s leading producer of tea tree essential oil. It is grown in South Africa and Kenya as well where it represents a vital source of income for rural communities.
Is Tea Tree Oil Faithful to Nature?
Tea tree essential oil is a natural ingredient which can be farmed sustainably, using organic farming practises. However, it is a powerful ingredient and should be used wisely.
Benefits: Why is Tea Tree Oil Used?
Tea tree essential oil may help alleviate itchiness from insect bites as well as dry, itchy scalp.
Tea tree essential oil may help kill acne-causing bacteria.
Tea tree essential oil has natural antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties.
Tea tree essential oil can defeat mildew.
Tea tree essential oil, like most essential oils, can be found on store shelves as single ingredient product but it enjoys wide use in soaps, deodorants, toners, shampoos, conditioners and more.
Tea tree essential oil is made by the steam distillation of the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia shrub.
Tea tree essential oil is made up of approximately 40% Terpinen-4-ol. This naturally occurring component of tea tree essential oil is thought to be its chief active compound.
Notice: The information provided here is not intended as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.
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