INCI: Melaleuca alternifolia
Extraction: steam distillation
Plant part: leaves and twigs
The natives of Australia have been using the tea tree for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. The effect of the oil has been very well scientifically researched. Natural, essential tea tree oil has a very strong antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal effect. It is used for urinary tract infections, fungal diseases and skin inflammation.
Tea tree oil has a skin-regenerating effect on wounds that are difficult to heal. In skin care, tea tree oil is valued for its antiseptic and disinfecting effects. It is also effective in oral care and in gingivitis.