Essential Oil – Tea Tree

£4.50

10ml bottle

4 in stock

Tea Tree Essential Oil

Plant/Part         Tree/Leaf

Latin Name     Melaleuca Alternifolia

Note                Top

Extraction        Distillation

Aroma

A sweet, spicy-green very clinical fragrance.

Features

The name derives from its local usage as a type of herbal tea, prepared from the leaves. IT is effective against all three varieties of infectious organisms; bacterial, fungal and viral.

History

The tea was consumed to ward off both medical and spiritual ailments. Part of the Melaleuca family related to Niaouli. With a long history of use by the Aboriginal people of Australia, tea tree has taken on some of the strongest synthetic medicines and won.

Body

Tea tree is an immuno-stimulant and assist the body to defend itself against arthritis, cystitis, dental care, hair care, head lice, insect bites, respiratory disorders, muscular aches and pains.

Effect on skin

Best used on oily or problem skin e.g. Abscess, acne, athletes' foot, boils, blisters, bruises, burns, cuts, dandruff and dermatitis.

Blends

Citronella, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Litsea Cubeba, Mandarin, Myrrh, Orange, Rosemary.

Essential Oils to Avoid

Diabetes – Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lemon

Epilepsy – Eucalyptus, Fennel, Rosemary, Sage

High Blood Pressure – Rosemary

Pregnancy – Basil, Birch, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Cypress, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper, Marjoram, Myrrh, Peppermint, Rosemary, Turmeric

Avoid all essential oils during the first three months of pregnancy.

Skin Sensitivity – Black pepper, Citronella, Clove, Ginger, Lemon, Lemongrass, Orange, Peppermint, Turmeric

Photosensitising Oils – Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Mandarin and Tangerine

They react to ultraviolet light making the skin more sensitive.

Avoid stimulants after using essential oils, especially alcohol, caffeine and spicy foods. An aftercare advice sheet should be available after your first treatment.

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