Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Melaleuca Alternifolia
Main Constituents: Terpinen-4-ol 40.40%
Plant Part: Leaves
Scent: Fresh, Medicinal, Woody, and Camphoraceous
Color: Clear - Pale Yellow
Perfumery Note: Middle
Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Historical Background of Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil
Tea Tree, scientifically known as "Melaleuca Alternifolia," provides us with a precious and versatile "Organic Tea Tree essential oil." Because Organic Tea Tree essential oil is native to Australia's warm and tropical regions, it is often known as "Australian Oil." People often use tea trees and tea plants interchangeably, but these two are quite different things indeed. The tea plant is the typical tea that gives us black tea and belongs to other herbs' families.
We source fresh leaves of adult tea trees and extract the Organic Tea Tree essential oil using the steam distillation process. The oil offers a woody, medicinal, fresh, and Camphoraceous odor and a clear-pale yellow color.
Ancient Uses of Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil
Since ancient times, medical and health professionals and aromatherapists have been considering Tea Tree essential oil a versatile ingredient to maintain overall human health. In Australia, native people have been using the oil in alternative medicine for many decades. They crushed tea tree leaves or extracted the essential oil and mixed it in hot drinks, which was very useful for the people with colds and coughs. Moreover, people in other regions of the world used the tea tree's essence for healing cuts and wounds and other respiratory problems.
Modern Uses of Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil
Many people are today using Organic Tea Tree essential oil because scientific research reveals the therapeutic qualities of the oil. Organic Tea Tree essential oil contains a chemical component, "Terpinen-4-ol "which is associated with reducing swelling and killing microorganisms. Organic Tea Tree essential oil is believed to help with cold sores, chickenpox, wounds, cuts, and other skin infections. The oil may also help relieve insect bites and itching caused by them. Moreover, Organic Tea Tree essential oil may assist in getting rid of severe colds and flu. Because Organic Tea Tree essential oil may help reduce pain and inflammation, so many people use Tea Tree essential oil for toothache caused by swollen gums or other dental issues. Additionally, Organic Tea Tree essential oil is also believed to be very useful for blood circulation in hair scalp, thus may promote hair growth of both head and beard.
Disclaimer: These statements (and all statements herein) have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Essential Oils sold by VINEVIDA are to be used for cosmetic purposes only. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, mitigate, cure, or prevent a disease or ailment. Research citations are added merely to support the claims to a certain extent. VINEVIDA makes no representation to the comprehensiveness or accuracy of the published information. Read our DISCLAIMER for further details.
Caution: Beware of excessive use as it may lead to nausea and headaches. For topical use, always dilute the oil with a carrier oil. We do not suggest the internal use of any essential oils. Keep it out of children’s reach. It is not recommended for a pregnant woman without a proper prescription by a specialist.