Tea Tree Essential Oil Info
Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Plant Part: Leaves
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Color: Clear with a yellow tinge
Perfumery Note: Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Tea Tree essential oil has a distinctive fresh and medicinal aroma, with
woody, earthy, and herbaceous notes.
Description: The “tea tree” is more akin to a tall shrub that grows along swamps and
streams. It is native to Southeast Queensland and the north coast of New South Wales.
Blends Well With: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Clove, Cypress,
Eucalyptus, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Nutmeg, Oakmoss, Oregano,
Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Thyme, Ylang ylang
Safety Information: May cause skin irritation. Do not take any essential oils internally without
consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using. Do not apply undiluted
essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant,
epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential
oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme
caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low
doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils
with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an essential oil that you
have never used before.
*Note: These statements have not been approved by the FDA. We do not claim that this
will cure, treat, or prevent any diseases or ailments.
For more information and studies on essential oils, please visit aromaticscience.com/category/resources?s=tea+tree