BOTANICAL NAME: Melaleuca (from Greek melas - black and leukos - white, of many species the trunk is black and the shoots are white) alternifolia
EXTRACTION: Steam Distilled
DESCRIPTION: The tea tree, or Melaleuca alternifolia, is a tree native to Southeast Queensland and New South Wales in Australia. The leaves and twigs of this tree are steam distilled to create an oil with intense healing capabilities that has been used medicinally for centuries. This oil has a unique and fresh camphoraceous odor, is pale yellowish-green in colour and is a mobile liquid. Tea tree oil is excellent when used for wounds and skin conditions. It also demonstrates benefits for fighting acne.
KEY COMPONENTS: Terpinen, 1, 8 cineol
FOUND IN: CLEANSE - Tea Tree + Aloe