Tea Tree Essential Oil - 10ml – Sanfern Downs
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Tea Tree Essential Oil - 10ml

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Melaluca alternifolia

High quality organic essential oil grown and distilled in South Africa available here

Tea Tree essential oil, derived from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia tree, is a potent natural remedy with numerous health benefits. Recognized for its powerful antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, Tea Tree oil is a versatile solution for skin issues, including acne and fungal infections.

Its cleansing effects extend to scalp and hair care, promoting a healthy, dandruff-free environment. Known for immune-boosting qualities, it can be diffused to purify the air. Embrace Tea Tree oil as a holistic approach to wellness, supporting skin, hair, and overall health with its remarkable and diverse therapeutic capabilities


  • acne
  • athletes foot
  • contact dermatitis
  • head lice, dandruff and cradle cap
  • nail fungus
  • gingivitus
  • used in hand sanitizers
  • insect repellent
  • natural deodorant
  • scabies
  • ringworm
  • stings and boils
  • vaginal infections
  • coughs  and bronchial congestion


antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and anti fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiprotozoal

How to use tea tree essential oil in a daily routine

The essential oil can be mixed with a carrier oil and used topically. It can also be used in a diffuser or essential oil burner or a few drops in a warm bath or on a pillow at night time.

Ways to use tea tree essential oil in DIY products

  1. Acne Spot Treatment: Mix a few drops of Tea Tree oil with a carrier oil like jojoba or coconut oil and apply directly to acne-prone areas as a targeted spot treatment for its antimicrobial properties.

  2. DIY Facial Toner: Add Tea Tree oil to a witch hazel base for a natural facial toner. This blend helps balance oily skin, reduce inflammation, and prevent breakouts.

  3. Tea Tree Shampoo: Enhance your regular shampoo by adding Tea Tree oil to create an anti-dandruff and scalp-soothing solution. This can also help with issues like itchiness and flakiness.

  4. Natural Deodorant: Combine Tea Tree oil with coconut oil and baking soda to create a homemade deodorant that fights odor-causing bacteria while offering a refreshing scent.

  5. Antibacterial Hand Sanitizer: Mix Tea Tree oil with aloe vera gel and rubbing alcohol for an effective and natural hand sanitizer that cleanses and protects against germs.

  6. Sinus Steam Inhalation: Add a few drops of Tea Tree oil to hot water for a steam inhalation to help relieve nasal congestion and promote respiratory health.

  7. Foot Soak for Fungal Infections: Combine Tea Tree oil with Epsom salts for a foot soak that helps combat fungal infections and refresh tired feet.

  8. DIY All-Purpose Cleaner: Mix Tea Tree oil with water and white vinegar to create an all-purpose cleaner with antibacterial properties for surfaces around the house.

  9. Laundry Freshener: Add a few drops of Tea Tree oil to your laundry detergent or fabric softener for an extra boost of freshness and antibacterial action.

  10. Insect Repellent: Create a natural insect repellent by blending Tea Tree oil with citronella, lavender, or eucalyptus oils. Apply to exposed skin before outdoor activities.

Remember to perform patch tests and be cautious with the concentration of Tea Tree oil, as it can be strong and may cause skin irritation in some individuals. Adjust the quantity based on personal tolerance and preferences.


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 Disclaimer: The information provided is for educational and general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment