Chemical composition of the Tea Tree essential oil
Tea Tree oil has nearly 100 compounds with terpinen-4-ol and terpineol as major components. It also contains monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes:
_ Alpha terpinene
_ Alpha pinene
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Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Common names: Tea Tree
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Country of origin: Australia
Botanical family: Myrtaceae
Plant part used: Leaves
Odor: Pungent, Clean, Fresh
Essential oils are concentrated and should be used with caution. Keep out of reach of children.
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Also, Tea Tree essential oil can be toxic if ingested. Do not ingest. Tea Tree essential oil should not be taken internally unless recommended and supervised by someone who is qualified.
Do not use if pregnant, nursing, elderly and for children under 7 years of age. If suffering from any medical condition, consult a healthcare practitioner before using.
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DISCLAIMER: Essential oils are not meant to cure diseases and illnesses. They may ease some health problems and bring comfort. We suggest you consult a physician and do your own research for each essential oil that interests you.
To get more safety information, read our article about the risks of using essential oils.