tea tree essential oil
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Tea tree is a species of tall shrub endemic to Australia. It grows along streams and on swampy flats and generally dominates the habitat where it occurs. It was used widely by indigenous Australians prior to colonisation and has been popular since the early 20th century when it's useful molecular compounds were established. It is considered a must-have in every home pharmacy due to its antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic and insecticde properties. It is often referred to as a medicine cabinet in a bottle.
Often confused with:
A strong anti-bacterial and anti-microbial for treating skin conditions and congestion. Gentle aroma.
An effective anti-fungal for treating respiratory conditions and supporting the immune system. Sweeter aroma.
A strong, sharp, mildly acrid, camphor-like aroma. Often described as medicinal and astringent it has notes of fresh wood and earth.
Blends well with: Rosemary Cineol, Manuka, Lavender True and Lemon.