Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia)

(Melaleuca alternifolia)
Melaleuca Alternifolia, also known as Tea Tree, is known for its cleansing properties and refreshing scent. This versatile essential oil can be used for everything from home cleaning solutions to skin care.
Melaleuca Alternifolia is one of the most widely used and extensively researched essential oils, making it a must-have for every home. Commonly known as tea tree oil, this versatile oil can be used for everything from home cleaning solutions to skin care because of its cleansing properties and refreshing scent.
Product Snapshot

Product Snapshot

Features & Benefits
  • Reduces the appearance of blemishes
  • Helps maintain healthy-looking hair and scalp
  • Maintains the appearance of healthy skin and nails when applied topically
  • Includes the naturally occurring constituents terpinene4-ol, gamma terpinene, and alpha-terpinene
  • Included in Purification® and Melrose™ essential oil blends, ClaraDerm™, and more
  • Helps eliminate musky odors
  • May work as a naturally derived deodorant
Aromatic Profile
From the bottle: Sharp, clean, astringent aroma
Key Constituents
  • Terpinen-4-ol
  • Gamma-terpinene
  • Alpha-terpinene
  • 1,8-cineole (Eucalyptol)
  • Alpha-terpineol
  • Para-cymene
  • Limonene
  • Aromadendrene
  • Delta-cadinene
  • Alpha-pinene
Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients
Melaleuca alternifolia†leaf oil
†100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil
Suggested Uses

Suggested Uses

Applications
  • Reduce the appearance of blemishes by applying Melaleuca Alternifolia topically.
  • Combine Melaleuca Alternifolia with water in a small glass spray bottle and use to freshen linens and towels.
  • Diffuse it to combat stale or unpleasant odours in the home.
  • Combine it with citrus scents such as Lemon or Lemongrass for a natural deodoriser.
  • Add it to homemade soaps and moisturisers to experience its cleansing properties.
  • Apply it to skin as part of your nighttime routine to help maintain the appearance of healthy-looking skin.
Where to Diffuse
  • Combat the pungent odour of gym clothes radiating from your laundry room before tackling the endless pile of clothes and linens.
  • Put your feet up and dissolve your day’s stresses in any room of the house with this renewing aroma for a memorable at-home spa experience.
  • Jump over any mental block and stay focused with its clarifying, refreshing scent during late-night study or work sessions.
  • Create a natural deodoriser for the kitchen after cleaning out the fridge by combining Melaleuca Alternifolia with one of your favourite Young Living citrus essential oils.
Experience
Melaleuca Alternifolia essential oil has a fresh, invigorating scent that can be diffused to mask unpleasant odors. Melaleuca Alternifolia also makes a great addition to skin and beauty products because of its cleansing properties.
Label Directions
Topical: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed.
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 30 minutes 3 times daily.
Storage: Keep in a cool, dark place.
Diffuser Blends
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • 5 drops Citronella
  • 2 drops Lemongrass
  • 2 drops Tea Tree
  • 3 drops Geranium
Armchair Quarterback
  • 6 drops Valor®
  • 2 drops Citrus Fresh™
  • 2 drops Shutran™
  • 2 drops Melaleuca Alternifolia
Stink-Be-Gone Blend
  • 5 drops Orange
  • 2 drops Neroli
  • 2 drops Melaleuca Alternifolia
  • 1 drop Purification
Cautions:
Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use.
Get to Know

Get to Know

Product Background
For centuries, Melaleuca Alternifolia essential oil has been beloved for its countless wellness and beauty benefits. Today, it’s one of the beauty industry’s favorite essential oils. Melaleuca Alternifolia essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia tree, native to Australia; the tree is part of the Myrtaceae botanical family.
Scientific name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Botanical family: Myrtaceae
Region(s) grown: Australia, France, South Africa
Plant part used: Leaves
Extraction method: Steam distilled
YL Region: : Most Young Living Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) essential oil comes from Australia and South Africa.