Tea Tree - Melaleuca alternifolia


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Aroma: Herbaceous, Fresh

Aroma Note: Middle, Top

Properties: Antiseptic, antiviral, batericidal, cicatrisant, expectorant, fungicidal, parasiticide, vulnerary.


Uses


Body: Acne, athlete's foot, dandruff, insect bites, oily skin, rashes, wounds.


Respiratory: Asthma, bronchitis,coughs, sinusitis, whooping cough


Blend With: Cinnamon, clary sage, clove, geranuim, lavender, lemon, myrrh, nutmeg, rosewood, rosemary, and thyme.



Safety: Avoid using undiluted Tea Tree due to risk of sensitization. Learn more about sensitization Here.



Skin Care Blend:

Glass Jar
Coconut Oil
Lavender
Tea Tree

Diffuser Blend:

Tea Tree
Peppermint
Eucalyptus
Lemon
This works really well as a chest rub too. I use this blend every cold season on my kids.


References
Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals

The Art of Aromatherapy: The Healing and Beautifying Properties of the Essential Oils of Flowers and Herbs

The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being


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