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Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Essential Oil (Melaleuca Alternifolia)

$17.00 USD15 ml

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Tea Tree oil has many medicinal benefits, as well as practical ones.  It works as an antiseptic on small cuts and soothes insect bites.  The oil is known to cure toenail fungus and even Athlete’s foot.  Herbalists that are dermatologists suggest using it to reduce rashes as well as relieve the itchiness that accompanies them. It also helps to remove skin tags and heals skin infections naturally.  Another great use is on pets, as it keeps away fleas and applied directly to a tick that is attached, it will cause the tick to detach immediately.

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Essential Oil Characteristics

The Tea Tree essential oil has a water-white or pale yellow-green liquid complexion with a afresh, warm, spicy-camphoraceous odor.

The essential oil blends well with lavender, lavandin, rosemary, clary sage, pine, oakmoss, geranium, cananga, marjoram and spice oils, especially nutmeg and clove.

Tea Tree essential oil has a thin consistency.

Principal Constituents

Tea Tree essential oil contains up to 30% of terpinene-4-ol, pinene, cineol, terpinenes, sesquiterpenes, cymene, sesquiterpene alcohols, among others.

Scent Profile

Tea Tree essential oil has a herbaceous, leathery aroma with a green back note.
Perfumery Note: Middle

Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium

Botanical Name and Family

Botanical Name: Melaleuca Alternifolia

Family: Myrtaceae

Synonyms: Narrow-Leaved Paperbark Tea Tree, Ti-Trol, Ti-Tree, Melasol

Supplemental Facts

Serving Size: 1 Drop

Servings Per Container: 250

Amount Per Serving: % DV*

Daily Value (DV) not established

Tea Tree Leaf/Twig: 60 mg

Country of Origin

The Tea Tree essential oil is native to Australia, mainly in New South Wales. Other Tea Tree varieties are cultivated across the globe but the Melaleuca Alternifolia variant is only produced in Australia.

History of Essential Oil

The ‘Tea Tree’ name originates from the local usage of the tree’s leaves as a type of herbal tea. Current knowledge on the usage and properties of the Tea Tree is based upon the long history of usage of the tree from the Aboriginal people of Australia.

Recent extensive scientific research has shown Tea Tree as being an effective combatant for all three infections organism: fungi, bacteria and viruses. Recent scientific research has also shown that Tea Tree acts as a powerful immune-stimulant, allowing the body to respond to infectious organisms in a quicker and more decisive rate.

Safety Data

Tea Tree essential oil is Non-Toxic, Non-Irritant, with possible sensitization in some individuals.

Harvesting

The essential oil is cultivated, harvested and extracted from Australia.

The Tea Tree essential oil is extracted from the leaves and twigs of the tree.

The essential oil is wild crafted certified. Meaning, the oil comes from plants that are not sprayed or farmed with any kind of chemicals or pesticides. The plants are wild, organic and native to their own ecosystem. The plants are harvested in a sustainable and ethical manner.

The extraction and harvesting methods focus on sustainability of the natural ecosystem, ensuring that the balance between human needs and nature’s bounty can coexist in harmony. We ensure that every essential oil sent to our customers are in its purest and natural form.

Method of Extraction

The Tea Tree essential oil is extracted via Steam Distillation from the leaves and twigs of the plant.

The botanical material (Melaleuca Alternifolia) is placed in a still and hot steam. The aromatic molecules from the plant material are released as the hot steam excretes out the oils kept within the plant material. The molecules of these precious and volatile oils escape the plant and evaporate into the steam.

The temperature of the steam is carefully controlled to ensure that the plant material and the essential oil are not burned but is hot enough for the extraction of the essential oils out of the plant.

The steam which contains the essential oil passes through a cooling system to condense the steam into a liquid. The liquid substance which contains both water and the essential oil are separated. The essential oils are then stored in a dark and cool environment to maintain optimal potency levels and reduce oxidation.

Cemistry Testing

Using industry best practices, the Tea Tree essential oil is tested with a Gas Chromotographic Spectrometer to ensure that correct beneficial compounds are at the essential levels required for a true therapeutic effect.

The essential oils must go through a meticulous quality assurance test to ensure that the essential oil has the right aroma, color and viscosity.

We only sell essential oils when they have met the required purity levels for therapeutic use.

Certifications

100% Wildcrafted: Grown and cultivated in the wild and NOT commercially farmed.

100% Pesticide-Free: Grown and harvested without use of harmful pesticides.

100% Pure: The therapeutic grade Tea Tree essential oil contains no chemicals or dilutions.

View Certificate of Analysis for Tea Tree

Aromatherapy Home Use:

Tea Tree essential oil is used in toothpastes, soaps, deodorants, gargles, disinfectants, germicides, aftershaves and spicy colognes.

Teat Tree is used as an anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, antiseptic, antiviral, balsamic, bactericidal, cicatrizant, expectorant, diaphoretic, fungicidal, immune-stimulant, vulnerary, and parasiticide.

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Disclaimer

All information contained within this site is for reference purposes only and are not intended to substitute the advice given by a pharmacist, physician, or any other licensed health-care professional. Apollen products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health condition or disease.

Never use an essential oil undiluted unless advised by your health care provider and certified aromatherapist. Keep essential oils away from infants, children, and all pets.

While some of Apollen’s essential oils are medical food grade, we do not advise the use of essential oils for internal use unless they are prescribed by your health care provider and certified aromatherapist. Only your health care provider and certified aromatherapist can prescribe the proper dosage and usage. Please check with your health care professional and certified aromatherapist before ingesting any essential oils.

Additional Information

Weight 0.359 kg
Dimensions 16 x 12 x 6 cm

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