Scientific Name: Maelaleuca alterifolia
Country of Origin: Australia
Synonyms: Narrow leaved paperbark tea tree. Ti-trol, ti-tree, melasol
Plant Family: Myrtaceae
Plant Parts Used: Tree/Leaf
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Pale yellowy-green or water white mobile liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Top
Aroma: Fresh and sanitary, rather pungent
Main Constituents: Terpinene-4-ol (up to 30%), cineol, piene, terpinenes, cymene, sesquiterpenes, sesquiterpene alcohols among others
Blends With: Cinnamon, Clove, Cypress Eucalyptus, ginger,Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Rosemary, Thyme.
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant (except in concentration may cause sensitization).
- Important for its antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral action.
- Stimulates the immune system, colds, infectious diseases.
- In skin care: acne, warts, athletes foot.
- Can be used for kids and adults, but use with caution as it can irritate the skin.
- Use as household disinfectant by adding to wash, cleansers, etc.