Tea tree oil is a standard ingredient in all of our eco-friendly cleaning products it has an aroma similar to that of nutmeg.
Tea tree oil comes from the melaleuca tree, primarily found in Australia not the leaves of tea plants (common misconception). It effectively kills viruses, fungus, and bacteria. Clinical studies have shown that is also effective against some multidrug-resistant organisms, including MRSA, glycopeptide-resistant enterococci, aminoglycoside-resistant klebsiellae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, and also against sensitive microorganisms.
Tea tree oil is a wonder worker with practically all bacterial and fungal infections but especially with health conditions affecting the skin. It will greatly assist anyone looking to treat skin problems such as oily skin, blisters, acne, abscesses, sun burns, athlete’s foot, insect bites, rashes, warts, herpes, dandruff or any other minor wounds and irritations.