Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil

Products we use it in: Eczema Relief

Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil - Is commonly known as Tea Tree. It is a renowned plant that belongs to the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. It is indigenous to Australia, specifically to the northeast coast of New South Wales. Tea Tree oil is obtained through the steam distillation of leaves and branches of the plant.

Usage Benefits: Tea Tree is acclaimed for its potent antiseptic properties and ability to treat wounds, which makes it invaluable for hair and skin care. For hair, it helps to unclog hair follicles and nourish the roots. It is also known to combat dandruff and can promote overall scalp health, possibly aiding in hair growth due to its cleansing and antimicrobial properties.

When it comes to skin, Tea Tree oil's antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antifungal properties make it a versatile remedy. It's particularly effective in treating acne, soothing skin irritations, and reducing inflammation and healing wounds. It's also used to combat oily skin, providing a more balanced complexion.

Other Benefits: Beyond its topical use, Tea Tree oil is also valued for its aromatic benefits. Its fresh, camphor-like scent is used to refresh the senses and can help clear the mind. Additionally, its antimicrobial properties can be beneficial in purifying the air when used in diffusers. The oil's compounds are believed to contribute to a healthier environment when used in aromatherapy.

Safety Rating: EWG Score - 6