TEA TREE (Melaleuca alternifolia)
Tea Tree Essential Oil is extracted from the leaves and twigs of the shrub. Native to Australia, all the oil is produced there.
Tea tree was named by Captain Cook's crew, who brewed the small, dark leaves and drank it as a tea substitute.
Its astounding healing properties were used by the Aborigines.
During World War II medics recognised its powerful germicidal and
Tea Tree essential oil has as spicy, hot nutmeg-like, medicinal smell.
It is a powerful, non-irritating antiseptic that kills bacteria, fungi and virus 12 times as effectively as carbolic.
Massage, baths, inhalation, poultice. Diluted one part essential oil
to nine parts carrier oil, it makes an instant home first-aid kit.
Apply to cuts, burns, spots, stings and other irritations. Add Tea
Tree Essential Oil to the bath or use as a douche for viral or fungal