Tea Tree is a small tree or shrub with needle-like leaves. It is also domestically referred to as Ti-Tree. It can grow up to 7 meters (20 feet) in height and thrives in marshy areas, though it is now cultivated in plantations. The aboriginal people of Australia have long used Tea tree Oil. Historically, the leaves were used as a substitute for tea, which is how it got its name.
extraction: steam distillation
plant part: leaves
botanical name: melaleuca alternifolia
Tea Tree has a middle aromatic note, that is characterized as being woody and camphoraceous. Tea Tree blends well with: cinnamon bark, clary sage, clove, geranium, lavender, lemon, rosemary and thyme.
Aromatherapy is known as blending both science and art, using naturally extracted aromatic essences from plants to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit.
WARNINGS: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not consume. For external use only.
Adults Max Dilution: 2%
OK for Kids: 2+ years ; Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years