Twelve Springs® Tea
Tree Essential Oil is 100% Pure and Certified Organic that is obtained from the
steam distillation of the native Australian plant Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea
Tree Plant). This essential oil has been used for thousands of years by the Australian
Aborigines as an effective treatment of various skin maladies.
Dr. Arthur Penfold
an Australian chemist based in Sydney discovered in the early twentieth century
that the antiseptic properties of Tea Tree essential oil are 12 times stronger
than carbolic acid (the standard at that time). Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia)
Essential oil is one of the most heavily researched and cited essential oils in
existence. Since 1980, Google Scholar references nearly 5000 citations.
in Australia even used Tea Tree Essential oil to synthesize graphene
(single-layer carbon fiber) sheets! Tea Tree Essential Oil have an effective anti-septic,
anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and anti-inflammatory agent that can
be used in personal care formulations, oral care applications, traditional
medicinal applications, and for home care use.
In 2015, the Committee on Herbal
Medicinal Products (HMPC) of the
Medicines Agency approved Tea Tree Essential oil as a Traditional
that can be used for the following:
treatment of small superficial wounds
treatment for small boils (furuncles and mild
relief of itching and irritation in mild athlete’s
treatment of minor inflammation of the lining of
Note that for
the first four indications above use of 100% Pure, undiluted Tea Tree Oil.
Also according to HMPC, “Tea tree oil medicines should only be used in adults and
adolescents over the age of 12 years. They should not be taken for longer than
1 month when treating small boils or itching and irritation in mild athlete’s
foot. If symptoms continue or worsen during the use of the medicine a doctor or
a qualified healthcare practitioner should be consulted.”
Our 100% Pure and Certified
Organic Australian Tea Tree Essential Oil can be used in personal care
formulations, cosmetic applications, home care, soaps, perfumery, incense,
candles, and pet care products. Twelve Springs is proud to be a leading retailer
of this outstandingly Australian product to our customers around the world.
Country of Origin: Austrailia
Common Name: Tea Tree oil
Botanical/Scientific Name/INCI: Melaleuca Alternifolia
Family Name: Myrtaceae
Parts Used: Foliage/Leaves and Terminal Branchlets/Twigs
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Aroma/Scent Description: Sharp, Medicinal, Fresh, Warm, Spicy, Earthy, Herbaceous
Aroma/Scent Strength: Very High
Evaporation: Top Note
Appearance: Liquid Fuid
Color: Colorless to Yollowish
Cultivation Method: Certified Organic
Blend Well With: Basil, Bergamot, German or Roman Chamomile, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus (Radiata), Geranium, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Orange, Peppermint, Pine, Oregano, Rose, Rosewood, Rosemary, Sweet Marjoram, Sandalwood, and Thyme.
Safety Precautions and Risk
Non-toxic but may cause skin irritation in people with sensitive skin and is potential for skin sensitization if oxidized. Add 0.01-0.02% Vitamin E (antioxidant alpha tocopherol) when using for products that have oil prone to oxidization.
For external use only. Can be use directly on skin or dilute in carrier oil. Do not apply to broken or irritated skin. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. If you are pregnant, nursing, or taking any medications, consult your doctor before use. Discontinue use and consult doctor if ant adverse reactions occur.
Safe and can be use during pregnancy, but not during labor.
Keep out of reach of children. Keep away from eyes. May be flammable.
Suggested Shelf Life: 2-3 years
CERTIFICATION: USDA Certified Organic
This certifies or
guarantees that you are getting organic product. The product is free of
additives, chemicals, and preservatives. This also indicates that you are
actually buying and getting certified organic Tea Tree Oil that complies with the
USDA organic regulations and allows us to sell, label, and represent the
product as organic.
Disclaimer: The above statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA). The information provided is general and is for educational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice, it is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or condition. Neither Twelve Springs or associated business entities do not guarantee the accuracy of the information. If you are pregnant, please consult your doctor or professional before using this product. Yo are also encouraged to patch test the product to ensure that it meets your need before using it.
- Skincare (Support healthy skin and reduces blemishes)
- Hair care, promotes healthy scalp (Tea Tree can eradicate the fungus (Malassezia furfur) that causes dandruff)
- Hand and body wash
- Shaving and Post-wax
- Mouthwash (Dilute)
- Cuts and wounds, and it diminish scar
- Cold sores (Apply to the herpes simplex virus (HSV) known as the cause of common cold sore)
- Head lice and nits (For use add to shampoo)
- Athlete's foot/tinea (Relieve the itching burning, and irritation of Tinea)
- Skin tags
- Insect repellant, bug bites and stings
- Protect body and nail infections
- Pet bedding and fleas (Spray on pet's bedding to sanitize ad to give it a fresh smell and it will also help to retard fleas)
- Kitchen surface cleaner Bathroom sanitizer
- Laundry (Add 1 tablespoon to laundry detergent to get the anti-microbial benefits and a clean, fresh aroma)