Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Tea Tree

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.

A bottle of tea tree oil
A bottle of tea tree oil
Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)

Properties Edit

Immunological Edit

Helps fight colds, flu and fungal infections.

Respiratory Edit

Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis and coughs.

Urological Edit

Alleviates cystitis, vaginal thrush and urinary tract infections.

Caution Edit

  • Tea tree oil may irritate the skin.