For centuries Tea Tree essential oil has been beloved for its countless wellness and beauty benefits. Today it’s one of the beauty industry’s favorite essential oils. Tea Tree 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
REGIONS FOUND: Australia, France, South Africa
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
YL REGION: Most Young Living Tea Tree essential oil comes from South Africa and Australia.
Tea Tree essential oil joined the Young Living family in 1994.