The tea tree, also called “tea tree”, belongs to the myrtle family (Mytaceae). As Tea tree become different trees and shrubs of the genera Baeckea , Kunzea , Leptospermum and Melaleuca (Myrtaceae).
The most widely used and most important type is that Melaleuca alternifolia.
It grows as an herbaceous plant or tree and reaches heights of 1-25m. Its home is Australia, but it also grows in New Zealand and Africa. Of the more than 300 Melaleuca varieties, only Melaleuca alternifolia produces the unique tea tree or tea tree oil. In terms of the ingredients, the content of cineol and terpinen-4-ol is checked and evaluated. In general, with a cineol content of less than 5% and a terpinen-4-ol content of at least 30%, the quality is that combines skin-friendliness with optimal effectiveness.
About 50kg leaves make one liter. volatile oil.
Tea tree oil belongs in every medicine cabinet. After opening, the essential oil can be kept for a maximum of six months!
Before internal use, please consult specialist books, doctor or aromatherapist.
Effect on the soul: Stabilizing, mood-enhancing, calming, mentally strengthening, um
Effect physically : Strongly antibacterial, strong disinfectant, virus-inhibiting, strengthens the immune system, stimulates blood circulation, relieves itching, etc. m.