Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Tea Tree
- Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
Tea Tree oil comes from the roots of the Melaleuca alternifolia tree. It has a fresh, medicinal scent. It has anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal effects.
Properties[edit | edit source]
Immunological[edit | edit source]
Helps fight colds, flu and fungal infections.
Respiratory[edit | edit source]
Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis and coughs.
Urological[edit | edit source]
Alleviates cystitis, vaginal thrush and urinary tract infections.
Caution[edit | edit source]
- Tea tree oil may irritate the skin.