Tea tree oil is derived from the leaves of the tea tree. The tea tree was named by eighteenth century sailors, who made tea that smelled like nutmeg from the leaves of the tree growing on the swampy southeast Australian coast. The oil possesses antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antifungal properties.
Tea tree oil is the oil extracted from the wood of Tea tree trees and processed by steam distillation. It can be used topically to relieve pain, irritation, and itching. Tea tree is also used to relieve chest congestion and inflammatory conditions. It has a strong odor and taste and is easily absorbed through the skin
Uses :Tea tree oil has antimicrobial and anti-inflamatory properties, may make it a useful tool for soothing skin irritations and wounds.
Tea tree oil may be effective in reducing inflamation, fighting skin or would infections and reducing would size. It can be used to soothe sunburns, sores and insect bites, but only when it has been tested on a small patch of skin first to rule out a sensitivity to toprical application.