Tea Tree Essential Oil
Sanatio Naturalis Tea Tree Melaleuca alternifolia is a pure therapeutic-quality aromatherapy essential oil from Australia, and is obtained by steam distillation from the leaves.
Herbaceous, medicinal, fresh.
Antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, insecticide, cleansing, purifying.
Tea tree is renowned for its powerful antiseptic and antibacterial properties. The Aborigines have been using the leaves as a medical treatment for centuries.
During the World War II, Australian soldiers were issued with tea tree oil in their first aid kits as an antiseptic.
It is now widely used in household and cosmetic products, including face wash, shampoos, soaps, creams and lotions, deodorants, disinfectants and air fresheners.
Tea Tree Oil is a must-have for every home. Keep a bottle in your first aid kit, or add to your personal care and beauty routine, and homemade household cleaners.
Tea Tree Oil is highly effective against all three varieties of infectious organisms:
Acne, Head lice, athlete’s foot and Nail Fungus can all be controlled with a bottle of tea tree oil. Add a drop to your cream to clear up any fungal, bacterial and viral infections.
Tea tree oil helps reduce inflammation, to treat and disinfect minor cuts and abrasions, prevent infection and speed wound healing.
Tea tree is excellent for stimulating the immune system, increasing the body's ability to fight germs, and preventing the spread of infection.
Diffuse tea tree oil to purify and freshen the air in a sickroom. A stimulating and invigorating oil.
It is particularly beneficial for genitourinary infections such as vaginal thrush and cystitis. Mix 5 - 10 drops of tea tree essential oil with a teaspoon of carrier oil, add to a warm Sitz Bath, Sit and soak in for 20 minutes.
How to Use Tea Tree Essential Oil
Blend 60 drops of tea tree essential oil (3ml) with a bottle of shampoo (300ml). Apply onto the scalp - leave for 40 minutes. Rinse with warm water. Repeat 2 - 3 times a week.
Blend 5 - 10 drops of tea tree essential oil in a teaspoon of carrier oil, add to Foot Bath. Soak the feet for 20 minutes a day.
Alternatively, make a foot lotion, by adding 10 drops of tea tree essential oil into 50ml lotion. Apply to clean, dry feet twice a day.
A great natural remedy for tooth decay, bad breath and sore throat. Put a few drops of tea tree essential oil into a cup of warm water, mix thoroughly and gargle for 30 seconds. Do not swallow.
Tea tree is astringent and cleansing. It soothes skin inflammation. For acne treatment, apply 1 - 2 drops of tea tree essential oil onto affected area, using a cotton bud. It will help to clear it up.
Tea tree soothes itchy, flaky scalps and treat dandruff. Simply mix a few drops of tea tree essential oil with shampoo when washing your hair.
Add 3 - 5 drops of tea tree oil into boiling water, Inhale the vapors, breathing deeply for 5 to 10 minutes. The treatment will help to relieve the symptoms of cold and flu, and clear up sinus infection.
All-purpose Household Cleaner
Tea tree oil makes a great all-purpose cleaner. A natural alternative to commercial disinfectant and deodorant.
15 drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
15 drops Lemon Essential Oil
A teaspoon of Organic Alcohol
Add to a 250ml spray bottle filled with distilled water. Shake well. Use to cleanse the surfaces and air.
Simply add 10 drops of tea tree oil to your wash, which will help fight germs and make your laundry smell fresh!
Melaleuca alternifolia Leaf Oil.