The Organic Witch
Certified Aromatherapist

Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil

Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil from The Organic WitchBOTANICAL NAME: melaleuca alternifolia
ORIGIN: Australia
PARTS USED: leaves, twigs
FRAGRANCE: camphorous, herbal, spicy, woodsy
BLENDS WELL WITH: clove, lavender, lemon, marjoram, nutmeg, pine, rosemary, ylang ylang.
PHYSICAL & AROMATIC BENEFITS: abrasions, abscesses, acne, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, athlete's foot, blisters, boils, bronchitis, candida, catarrh, chlamydia, cold sores, colds, cuts, cuts, ear infections, febrifuge, herpes, influenza, insect bites, jock itch, mumps, pneumonia, ringworm, shock, sinusitis, sunburns, thrush, tonsillitis, toothaches, vaginal infections, warts, wounds, yeast infections, cleansing, cooling, energizing, stimulating, uplifting.
MAGICAL USES: purification.

GCMS Information:

 Chemical Constituents Percentage
Terpinolene-4-ol 37.98
gamma-Terpinene 22.31
alpha-Terpinene 10.29
Terpinolene 4.38
alpha-Pinene+alpha-Thujene 3.7
P-cymene 2.23
alpha-Terpineol 2.14
Aromadendrene 1.47
Eucalyptol 3.8
Viridiflorene  1.16

Definitions of Therapeutic Properties:

Antibacterial: kills or inhibits bacteria.
Antimicrobial: capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of microbes.
Antiseptic: a substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms.
Antiviral: inhibiting the growth and reproduction of a virus.
Cicatrizant: a healing agent.
Expectorant: a substance used to cause or induce expulsion of phlegm from the lungs.
Fungicidal: having the ability to control or destroy fungus.
Insecticide: a substance used to kill insects.
Stimulant: increases physiological or nervous activity in the body.
Sudorific: produces sweat.
Safety Warning: No threats have been found for using tea tree essential oil. Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Tea Tree is one of the very few essential oils that does not need to be mixed with a carrier oil when applying to skin.

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