- Color: Clear with a Yellow Tinge
- Oil Consistency: Thin
- Perfumery Note: Middle
- Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
- Scent: Medicinal, fresh, woody, earthy, herbaceous.
Action: Anti-infectious, antibacterial (large spectrum action of gram positive and gram negative bacteria), antifungal, antiviral, antiparasitic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, immunostimulant, cardiotonic, decongestant of the veins, reduces phlebitis, neurotonic, analgesic, protects against radiation, antimicrobial, balsamic, bactericidal, cicatrisant, expectorant, fungicide, insecticidal, stimulant, sudorific.
Benefits, Indications: Athlete's foot, fungal infections, bronchitis, respiratory infections, gum disease, rash, sore throat, sunburn, tonsillitis, vaginal thrush. May help acne, burns, candida, cold sores, inflammation, viral infections, ingrown nails, warts and wounds (promotes healing).
More Info: Tea tree oil is very important in the health of the immune system, as it acts as a immunostimulant and increases the body's ability to fight off any infections, while it also is used to revive the mind and body after shock. All over the world, this oil is used with great effectiveness to ward of infections of any kind, and it is active in all three varieties of infectious organisms: bacteria, fungi and viruses.
It can help with influenza, cold sores, catarrh, glandular fever and gingivitis. Apart from the superb anti-infectious properties of tea tree oil, it is also most effective to help clear bronchial congestion, asthma, coughs, sinusitis, whooping cough and tuberculosis.
On the genito-urinary system, it can be used to help clear vaginal thrush, cystitis and genital infections in general. On the skin, it clears abscesses, acne, burns, herpes, oily skin, athlete's foot, cold sores, blemishes, diaper rash, warts, sunburn and infected wounds, while fighting dandruff on the scalp.
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Chemical Constituents: 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
Precautions: Tea tree oil is considered a safe oil, as it is nontoxic and non-irritant, but some individuals so show sensitizing to this oil, and it should be used with this in mind.
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