TEA TREE – 100% Pure Plant, Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Parts Used: leaves/twigs
Scent Characteristics: strong, herbaceous, and leathery with a green back note
History: Tea Tree belongs to a family of nearly 200 species of evergreen trees native to Australia. Little is known about the historical use of the tree, except that its leaves were made into a tea by Aboriginal tribes. Captain Cook and his crewmen reportedly liked drinking this tea. The tribes also made poultices by mixing the leaves with clay.
Benefits: penetrates pus, immune stimulant, protects against radiation, anti-infectious, anti-bacterial, anti-candida, anti-viral, anti-parasite, roundworms, digestive system, ear, nose and throat, genital infections (men and women), anesthetic after shock, acne, chicken pox, cold sores, dental abscesses, stimulant, staph infections, athletes foot, colds, migraines, sinusitus, warts, strep throat, sunburn, itching (pruritis), tick bites, animal bites, lice, bad breath, athletes feet, sinus infections and congestion, skin irritations and diseases
Advisory: Non-toxic, non-irritant, with possible sensitization in some individuals.
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