Aroma: Top note.
This tree is a species of the Melaleuca tree found in Queensland and New South Wales in Australia.
- Powerful antiseptic.
May irritate sensitive skins.
Steam distillation of the leaves and twigs.
- Helps the immune system attack infections, viruses, fungi and yeast.
- Helpful in colds, flu and catarrh.
It is useful for the treatment of athletes foots, corns, etc. A few drops can also be added to a foot bath.
Adding the diluted oil of tea tree to a bath will help alleviate urinary problems such as cystitis, and fungal infections such as Candida albicans which is related to thrush.
It has a beneficial effect on skin problems such as spots, burns, warts, sunburn, boils.
Scent: Spicy, fresh, medicinal.
This oil is best not mixed with other essential oils.