Tea Tree Essential Oil

Melaleuca alternifolia | Essential Oil
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Tea Tree Essential Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) is also commonly known as Melaleuca. Tea Tree Essential Oil has a medium-strength fresh and herbaceous aroma presenting a top-middle fragrance note.

We included the versatile Tea Tree Essential Oil as part of the Rocky Mountain Oils Wellness and Skin Care collections. Tea tree is a strong yet gentle oil to use in skin and hair care routines. Use the oil in natural DIY cleaning products, including surface cleaners and soaps. Diffuse tea tree oil to help purify the air.

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Tea Tree vs Niaouli (Melaleuca)
  • Tea Tree’s aroma is fresh, medicinal, earthy, and herbaceous. Tea Tree is stronger than Niaouli and may not be as suited for sensitive skin. Tea Tree is safe for children 2+ when properly diluted.

  • Niaouli’s aroma is sharp, medicinal, slightly sweet, and citrusy. Its scent comes across more sweet and medicinal than Tea Tree. Niaouli is milder than Tea Tree and can be used on more sensitive skin when properly diluted. Niaouli is not recommended for children under 10.

Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Country of Origin: Australia
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaf
Aroma: Menthol, Herbal
Consistency: Thin
Blends Well With: Basil, Cinnamon Bark, Clove Bud, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Lavender, Myrtle, Nutmeg, Ravintsara, Rosemary

  • Use in natural DIY cleaning products such as surface cleaners and soaps
  • Useful as an air purifier

Learn more ways to use Tea Tree on the Rocky Mountain Oils Recipe Book!


Possible skin sensitization. Apply with a carrier oil for topical application.

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Kids Safety: Safe to use topically with children 2 years of age and older. Dilute to a .5-2% dilution rate for topical application.

Practice safe diffusing:

- Diffuse in an open, well-ventilated area.

- Keep children out of the direct line of mist.

- Diffuse in 30-60 minute intervals with ample break periods for safe and effective use.

Your trust and confidence is very important to us. As part of our S.A.A.F.E. Promise™ to you, we provide GC/MS (Gas Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry) test results from a verified third party, independent lab for each one of our essential oil products.

GC/MS tests verify the purity and quality of the oils we sell, so you can be sure you’re using the highest quality oils available on the market today.

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Customer Reviews

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Using Tea Tree for Insect Bies
I combine tea tree with pain ease and lavender for any kind of bites I might get, and it really works well. Relives the pain and swelling.
August 16, 2019
1 month ago
Love Tea Tree
I love Rocky Mountain Tea Tree oil. I use it for so many things, but most importantly, it’s part of my daily skin care routine. High quality oils!
August 6, 2019
1 month ago
Great for so many skin care uses.
July 19, 2019
2 months ago
Quality product
Bought this for a general salve and I have to say the quality of the oil is extremely good. The strong and sweet scent and bright color indicate this is very fresh oil. Thank you for keeping your quality high.
May 18, 2019
5 months ago
Love it!
Great product! So happy to have found this excellent company!
April 16, 2019
5 months ago
January 17, 2019
8 months ago
Smells Authentic
First time I’ve used a REAL version of Tea Tree Oil, despite having used “essential oils” before. You can really tell the difference just by the smell. It’s not strong or medicinal, but rather has a woodsy pleasant smell.
January 9, 2019
8 months ago
Smells Great
I'm only a casual user of eo, but this Tea Tree smells good and is probably a little stronger than the NOW that was previously what I was using
September 19, 2018
1 year ago
Very good quality
August 15, 2018
1 year ago
tree tree oil
July 27, 2018
1 year ago
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Can this be used on a child to protect from head lice?
A shopper on May 15, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Tea Tree is safe to be used for children of age 2+ and helps well with skincare and wellness. Tea Tree promotes a strong yet gentle oil to use in skin and hair care routines.

- RMO Team
How to get rid of roaches?
A shopper on Jul 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We have not had much feedback about using Tea Tree to repel roaches. However, Tea Tree is commonly used in DIY cleaning recipes so it could work great!
What is the difference between the Tea Tree and Melaleuca oils that you carry? I thought they were the same, but they are sold separately and melaleuca is cheaper.
Amy S on Nov 2, 2017
Tea Tree Essential Oil
Tea Tree Essential Oil
Niaouli (Melaleuca) Essential Oil
Niaouli (Melaleuca) Essential Oil
BEST ANSWER: This information can be found under our "facts" section in the product pages. They come from the same family and they are both very similar in properties The main difference is Niaouli is milder than Tea Tree and can be used on more sensitive skin when properly diluted. Niaouli is not recommended for children under 10.

RMO Team
How do you use tea tree oil on fingernails do you dilute with almond oil?
A shopper on Aug 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We always recommend dilution when applying any essential oil topically.

Can I deluge with water and spray plants to deter bugs?
A shopper on Jul 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Tea Tree can definitely be used in a spray to assist in repelling insects!
Does this only work on surface nail fungus?
A shopper on Dec 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This is a great oil to use on the nails for cleansing.


-RMO Team
Can I diffuse tea tree oil or blends with tea tree oil if I have a dog?
Allison W on Feb 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: At this time, we have found insufficient research about using essential oils on or around domestic animals, including procedures and possible reactions. Because of this lack of research, we are unable to advise how to use essential oils with pets. For more information and references, please email us at Support@rockymountainoils.com.

-RMO Team.
Aloha- we use a lot of tea tree and wondering if you sell in bigger size?
sasha G on May 12, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Good question! The largest bottle size we offer is a 15mL bottles. We do this so we can offer a comfortable price point for our customers while providing sufficient oil to last an extended period of time. We do not sell larger sizes, nor do we have immediate plans to do so.

RMO Team
Hi, I thought all of your products were organic (which is why I came to your website) but you have 2 tea tree oil products and 1 actually states it's organic...for more money, making it even more apparent that the other isn't. Was I mislead that all oils made by your company are organic? Isn't it being organic one of the good qualities of your company or any company?
Crystal H on Dec 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello! That is a good question!

All of our essential oils are 100% pure, natural, therapeutic and organically grown. We do not use fillers, synthetics or fragrance enhancers of any kind. In the past we had a lot of customer requests to get our oils USDA Certified as organic. Because of that, we now offer the USDA label for some of our oils. I've provided a link to our certified organic line below. The certification process is very long and expensive which is why we do not currently offer it for all of our oils, however, we are looking to expand this line of oils and we will be offering the certification for more of our oils in the future.


-RMO Team
Why did the price go way up?
MELVIN A on Oct 12, 2018

To continue to offer premium essential oils and products, pricing adjustments have been made. We only provide oils from the highest quality sources around the world. All of our essential oils go through extensive quality testing through an independent third party lab. No matter the cost our company values sustainability, integrity, and purity.

If you would like more information in regards to what’s going on in the Essential Oil Industry and how it is becoming harder to find quality sources for certain oils, the link below is a great read.


- RMO Team