Below you will find a summary of information you need to know about Tea Tree essential oil compiled from posts we published this week. Check our Free EO Class page for more information on this and other essential oils. Questions? Leave a comment below or ask in our facebook group.

Lea Jacobson Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and author of Essential Oil Profiles.

Basic information for Tea Tree essential oil…

Botanical/Latin name(s)Melaleuca alternifolia, Melaleuca linariifolia var. alternifolia​

Steam distilled from the leaves of the plant.

Shelf life is 2 years.

Therapeutic properties of Tea Tree essential oil…

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Benefits of Tea Tree essential oil…

Circulatory: arthritis, varicose veins

Digestive: parasites

Immune: infection, inflammation, virus

Muscular: spasm, cramp, ache, pain

Nervous: nerve pain

Respiratory: congestion, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, whooping cough

Skin: bacterial infection, athlete's foot, eczema, psoriasis, fungal infection, scar, itching

HOME: airborne germs, surface germs, insect repellent

Safety of Tea Tree essential oil…

5afe for everyone except…

When using topically, keep the dilution at or below 15% to prevent adverse reactions.

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