Preparation: The essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the tree.
Main components: Gamma-terpinen, alfa-terpinen, para-cimen, terpineol, cineol.
Medical and cosmetic benefits: Expectorant, antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral. Stimulates the immune system. Good for skin with inflamation or acne, and in oral care products. Popular disinfectant and eco-friendly cleaner.
Effects on the soul and mind: Strengthening, warming, vitalizing.
Usage: 4-5 drops in aroma lamp, 8-10 drops in aroma bath. For skin cleansing, pour 4-5 drops into 1 dl vegetable oil or water.
Special notes: Tea tree essential oil is slightly toxic, very slightly irritant, so it shouldn't be used on overly sensitive skin. It doesn't cause sensitivity or phototoxicity.