Tea Tree Essential Oil - 5ml
Soothe, sanitize, and support your health with Tea Tree Essential Oil. This pure essential oil is rich in powerful anti-inflammatory compounds and possesses antiseptic properties, which makes it an excellent choice for first aid, skincare, cleaning products, and aromatherapy.
Steam distilled from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia that’s native to Australia, Tea Tree presents a crisp, clean, herbaceous aroma with a bright top-middle fragrance note and a hint of cooling menthol. Thanks to its intrinsic medicinal properties, there’s a wide range of Tea Tree essential oil uses to meet many needs.
Tea Tree contains natural phytochemicals called terpenoids, which are antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal. It eases body aches and stiff joints, promotes faster recovery time and wound healing, and provides relief from upper respiratory symptoms like congestion. Try diffusing this essential oil to boost your immune system.
For topical use, dilute with a carrier oil and dab on pulse points, massage into the bottoms of the feet, or apply directly to the skin. Other Tea Tree essential oil benefits include repelling insects, purifying the air, and reducing anxious thoughts.
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Benefits & Features
- Diffuse to promote relaxation, purify the air in your home or office, and support respiratory health. Inhaling Tea Tree essential oil can help clear congested airways and promote better breathing.
- Dilute and topically apply 1-3 drops to the skin to heal acne, psoriasis, eczema, bug bites, and prevent infections in small wounds.
- Add 1-2 drops to your regular shampoo or conditioner to balance scalp pH, reduce dandruff, and promote new hair growth by stimulating follicles and increasing blood flow to the roots of your hair.
- Dilute with a carrier oil and use to treat fungal infections like Athlete's Foot and toenail fungus.
- Mix with water or white vinegar and use as a natural cleaning solution for surfaces and laundry, or add to a roll-on or small spray bottle to make a DIY hand sanitizer.
Tea Tree Foot Soak
Soothe your tired, aching feet while supporting your immune system and reducing inflammation with this natural foot soak that offers Tea Tree essential oil benefits.
- 5-10 drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
- Foot bowl or basin
- Warm water
Instructions: Add oil and water, then soak your feet for 10-15 minutes to relax your muscles and help treat and prevent fungal infections.
- Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
- Country of Origin: Australia/South Africa*
- Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
- Plant Part: Leaf
- Aroma: Menthol, Herbal
- Consistency: Thin
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Safety / Purity
May cause irritation in its pure form. Always dilute with a carrier oil and patch test prior to extensive topical use. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Safe to use topically with children ages 2 and up when diluted to a .5-2% dilution rate. Click here to learn more about using essential oils for kids.
Safe Diffusing Tips:
- Diffuse in an open, well-ventilated area.
- Keep children and pets out of the direct line of mist.
- Diffuse in 30-60 minute intervals with ample break periods.
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Tea Tree Essential Oil - 5ml FAQ
What does Tea Tree essential oil smell like?
While some may think Tea Tree oil would smell like green or black tea, this essential oil is derived from a completely different plant! Tea Tree oil has a sharp, clean scent that’s herbaceous and slightly menthol-like. It is similar to Eucalyptus but milder and less woody.
What does Tea Tree essential oil do?
Thanks to its powerful antiseptic properties, Tea Tree is a versatile essential oil that helps with a wide variety of natural healing. It’s great for cleaning and preventing infections in minor cuts, burns, and abrasions, and is also used in skincare, haircare, home cleaning products, and more.
Is Tea Tree essential oil good for hair?
Yes, Tea Tree is highly effective in treating scalp conditions like dandruff, itchy scalp, and fungal infections. It can also help to unclog hair follicles, which can improve the health of the scalp and promote hair growth. Try using it in a natural hair mask for deep conditioning to help nourish and repair dry, brittle hair.
Is it safe to clean with Tea Tree oil around pets?
If you are using a cleaning product with Tea Tree oil, make sure to keep your pets away from the area until all oils have been wiped away, rinsed off, or evaporated. Do not allow your dog or cat to ingest Tea Tree oil. If your pet licks a surface or chews an object that has been recently exposed to this essential oil, monitor them closely for signs of physical distress and consult your veterinarian if needed.