Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil, Melaleuca alternifolia, is one of the most widely respected and used essential oils as it is remarkably beneficial in supporting optimal immune function, healthy skin and hair and overall wellness.
Native to Australia, the Tea Tree is a small tree with paper-like bark. The tree is also known by several other names including narrow-leaved paperbark.
Aromatically, steam distilled Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil possesses a fresh, medicinal, woody aroma. Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil blends well with lavender, peppermint, eucalyptus, niaouli, spikenard, sandalwood and vetiver.
Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil is praised in research and within reputable essential oil books and monographs. We welcome and encourage you to research and learn abot this very important essential oil.
For topical formulations intended for adults, Essential Oil Safety Edition 2 by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young recommend a dermal maximum of 15% for Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil. Despite the many sources that claim it is ok to use on the skin undiluted, there are indications that it can cause sensitization for some individuals.
Below is a summary of the primary constituents present within our Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil:
- Terpin-4-ol (Monoterpenol): 37.63%
- y-Terpinene (Monoterpene): 19.92%
- a-Terpinene (Monoterpene): 9.28%
- a-Pinene (Monoterpene): 2.46%
- a-Terpinolene (Monoterpene): 3.34%
- a-Terpineol (Monoterpenol): 3.28%
- 1,8-Cineole (Oxide): 2.81%
*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.
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