Name: TEA TREE OIL (AUSTRALIA) - 100% PURE ESSENTIAL OIL (STEAM DISTILLED) - AROMATHERAPY GRADE - (MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA)
Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Country of Origin: Australia
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves/Tops
Aroma/ Blending Note: Top
Blending Factor: 3 (see our website education tab for more info)
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Lavender, Rosemary, Geranium, Orange, Peppermint,
Tea tree, also known as Melaleuca, is native to Australia and is now cultivated extensively. The native Aboriginal tribes of Australia were the first people to use Tea Tree for its medicinal and healing properties. Its therapeutic properties were first researched during the 1920s and it is now widely used in Europe and the US, as well as in Australia. Tea Tree Oil, and in particular its essential oil, is one of the most important and valuable natural antiseptics, there are many benefits for the use of Tea Tree Oil.
Antibacterial, antivirus, insect repellent, antiseptic, deodorant, anti-inflammatory, antifungal.
Using tea tree, diluted in a spray or added to a lotion, as a natural hand sanitizer may help kill a number of germs responsible for colds, flu and other illnesses.
Due to its insect repellent properties, it has an ability to repel mosquitoes and other pesky insects.
It will also be effective as a deodorant to help control underarm odour due to perspiration. It is a great antiseptic for cuts and grazes and diluted with a small amount of coconut oil it can be applied direct to the wound. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties it can increase white blood cell activity to help speed up wound healing.
It can be used to fight acne due to it's antibacterial properties.
Tea Tree can be used to help ease inflammation to the skin, like dermatitis or allergies that cause red itchy and painful skin. It may also be helpful in easing reactions like itching, redness and swelling caused by bug and insect bites.
Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, Tea Tree may also be helpful during an outbreak of psoriasis and eczema when suffering from red itchy, scaly skin.
Tea tree oil can be very useful in helping treat or control dandruff, when added to your favourite shampoo it can be effective in controlling the severity, itchiness and greasiness of the hair and scalp.
it is effective in fighting headlice when added to conditioner and combed through the hair using a nit comb.
Foot and Nailcare:
Use Tea Tree essential oil as a natural remedy to help get rid of nail fungus of the fingers and toes.
it is effective in treating Athlete's foot symptoms including cracking, blistering and redness.
Due to its antibacterial properties Tea Tree makes an excellent surface cleaner for kitchen and bathroom surfaces helping avoid the use of dangerous chemicals often present in the more commercial products. Simply add Tea Tree essential oil to a solution of white vinegar and water and mix into a spray, make sure to shake well before spraying onto surfaces.
A few drops of tea tree oil added to the wash will work well as a natural laundry refresher and it is very effective for spot cleaning yoga mats, gym equipment when diluted in vinegar and water.
Used in the diffuser Tea Tree oil can be effective in clearing respiratory infections, congestion, coughs and colds and help clear the air of viruses.
Vaporizer: Add 10-15 drops to vaporizer to scent the room.
Skin Care: Add 1-2 % (20-40 drops per 100ml) to cream, lotion or body butter for general body application.
Massage: Add 1-2 % (20-40 drops per 100ml) to nakedpress Carrier Oil for general body application.
Bath: Add 5-10 drops to a fully drawn bath, having first mixed the essential oil with an emulsifier like liquid soap.
Please be advised the above information provided about this product is not intended to be direct recommendations for use from NakedPress. Furthermore NakedPress cannot provide medical advice related the use of essential oils specifically or generally and does not make any claims related to any medical application or indented or expected benefits from using any of our products. All results may vary greatly for all people for all applications when using natural products. Please consult a qualified and reputable aromatherapist for advice before administering any specific applications. Please seek professional medical advice if you are suffering from a serious medical illness. NakedPress products are intended for cosmetic, external and aromatherapy use only, not for internal consumption/medical applications. Due to the high potency of essential oils we recommend you do not apply directly to skin unless diluted within a suitable carrier oil.
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