What are the key benefits?
Tea Tree oil is known to be one of the most antibacterial and antifungal essential oils, and the plant has been used for many years by the indigenous people of Australia, it is often referred to as the ‘first aid’ oil, with a cooling effect that can soothe pain.
The volatile aroma was inhaled to help relieve headaches and colds and to boost the immune system after crushing the leaves by hand. However, more recently the essential oil is distilled and successfully used to treat wounds.
In aromatherapy it has found fame particularly for helping with the respiratory system, helping clear up congestion and offering relief from coughs.
It is recommended for all manner of skincare functions too.