|:||Melaleuca Alternifolia, M. Linariifolia|
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Clear to pale yellow liquid @22°C with Camphoraceous odor|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|:||0.885 - 0.906 @ 20°C|
|:||(+5°) - (+10°) @20C|
|:||1.475 - 1.480 @ 20°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Tea tree oil is extracted from the leaves of melaleuca alternifolia, native to the northeast coast of Australia. It is a clear to pale golden hydrophobic essential oil and has a fresh camphoraceous odor. Owing to its wonderful healing properties, it is used as an antiseptic and antifungal and antibacterial.
CONSTITUENTS:The main chemical components of this oil are a-pinene, b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, a-phellandrene, a-terpinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, y-terpinene, p-cymene, terpinolene, linalool, terpinen-4-ol and a-terpineol.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A middle note with a medium aroma, Tee Tree has a fresh, slightly medicinal scent with characteristic woody, camphoraceous notes.
BLENDS WITH:It is easily mix with cinnamon, clary sage, clove, geranium, lemon, lavender, nutmeg, myrrh, rosewood, rosemary and thyme.
COMMON NAMES:Melaleuca alternifolia
USES:This essential oil is widely renowned for its medicinal properties and helps with influenza, cold sores, catarrh, glandular fever and gingivitis. In addition to wonderful anti-infectious properties, it is also highly effective to help clear bronchial congestion, coughs, asthma, sinusitis, whooping cough and tuberculosis.