An incredibly useful Essential Oil, Tea Tree, along with Lavender, is one of the Essential Oils mild enough to be used in small quantities directly on the skin. It is an excellent antifungal oil, useful for cuts, pimples, and wounds, and as an inhalation for colds.
Anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, balsamic, cacatrizant, diaphoretic, expectorant, fungicidal, immuno-stimulant, parasiticide, vulnerary [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 169.]
- Country Of Origin: Australia
- Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
- Producing Organ: Leaves