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Guide to Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea Tree Essential Oil
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Guide to Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea tree essential oil is derived from the leaves of the tea tree, a small evergreen tree native to the coastal regions of Australia. For centuries, the indigenous Aboriginal people of Australia have been using tea tree leaves for their antiseptic and antimicrobial properties to treat various ailments, such as cuts, wounds, and infections. It got the name “ tea tree “ from the 18th century sailors who made tea smelling like nutmeg using the leaves of this tree.

Scientific Name / Botanical name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Odor strength: Medium
Aroma: Medicinal, fresh, woody, and earthy
Consistency: Thin
Oil Origin: Leaves and twigs


Widely used in Cosmetics
Powerful antioxidants in tea tree oil nourishes the skin making it ideal for use in soaps, face wash, moisturizers, deodorizers, Shampoos, conditioners etc.
Treats skin problems
It is antiseptic, anti inflammatory, and antimicrobial. It is known to soothe topical allergies like rashes or itching, cuts, wounds, warts, burns, dandruff, acne, Athlete’s Foot, head lice etc.
Disinfectant surface cleaner
It helps eliminate molds and harmful bacteria from surfaces.
Air freshener
Eliminates harmful bacteria from the air and helps deodorize the room.
Immune system stimulant
When inhaled, it helps soothe symptoms of cold, flu, whooping cough, sinus and more.

Ways to use


The fresh camphor-like, medicinal scent helps reduce feelings of stress, fatigue, brain fog and promotes sleep.

Step 1:

Fill diffuser with water

Step 2:
Add a few drops of tea tree essential oil according to the diffuser capacity ( 3 to 5 drops of essential oil for every 100 ml of water )
Step 3:
Turn on the diffuser, and allow the fresh, earthy aroma to fill your room

Topical application

Widely used as an additive in personal hygiene products such as hand soaps, moisturizers, face wash, body wash, hair oil, shampoo, conditioner etc to treat skin and scalp issues.

Option 1: To reduce dandruff
Step 1:

Mix 2 to 3 drops of tea tree oil to one tablespoon of shampoo

Step 2:
Apply mixture to hair and lather
Step 3:
Leave it for 2 mins and then rinse thoroughly
Option 2: To treat cuts, wounds, allergies or acne
Step 1:

Mix 3 to 5 drops of tea tree oil to a teaspoon of carrier oil.

Step 2:
Apply / Dab the mixture on the affected area

Disinfectant spray

Helps eliminate bacteria, fungus and moldy odors

Step 1:

Combine 4 to 5 drops of Tea tree oil, 2 to 3 drops of lemon oil and 2 cups of water in a spray bottle

Step 2:
Spray on surfaces, countertops, cabinets, etc, and wipe clean.


  • Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and sensitive areas.
  • Avoid sun exposure after topical use of this essential oil.
  • Never apply essential oils to the skin or scalp directly. It is highly recommended to dilute the oil using a carrier oil to avoid skin irritation.
  • Do a patch test before topical use to make sure there are no allergic reactions to any essential oil.
  • If you are pregnant, nursing or taking medication; consult a physician before use.