tea-tree

Tea Tree

(Melaleuca alternifolia)

Tea tree essential oil is an important antibacterial and antifungal agent.

A list of conditions for which Melaleuca oil has been suggested includes sinusitis, the common cold, sinus blockage, laryngitis, coughs, apthous ulcers, boils, cuts, bites, sunburn, miliaria, parasites, head lice, herpes infection, impetigo, psoriasis, infected seborrheic dermatitis, tinea infection – including ringworm of the scalp and athlete’s foot, fungal infections of the nails, thrush, and trichomonal vaginitis. All of the fungal or parasitic problems should respond well to treatment with tea tree oil.


Summary of Actions

Antimicrobial