Tea tree is an essential oil with a pungent, fresh, medicinal aroma and a slightly spicy, powerful undertone.
Tea tree essential oil is extracted from the leaves or twigs by steam or water distillation.
Tea Tree oil widely used for its antibacterial, antiseptic and stimulating properties.
Indeed, research has been conducted to investigate tea tree oil and its affect on the immune system and its anti-fungal properties, especially on treating skin conditions.
Tea tree essential oil blends well with spice oils, lavender, rosemary, pine, ylang ylang and marjoram.
Some suggested directions for use:
Add 6-10 drops in a bath.
Mix 5 drops with water to use in an oil burner.
Mix 6-10 drops with hot water as an inhalation.
Mix 5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil for massage.
Can be applied direct to skin problem areas (avoid if over-sensitive).