Family : Myrtaceae
Habitat : Native to Australia, other varieties have been cultivated elsewhere, but Melaleuca alternifolia. is produced only in Australia, mainly in South Wales.
Odour : Warm, fresh, spicy-camphoraceous odour
Part of plant used : Leaves and twigs
Method of extraction : Steam Distilled
Therapeutic indication : Skin Care: Abscess, acne, athlete’s foot, blisters, burns, cold sores, dandruff, herpes, insect bites, oily skin. Rashes (nappy rash),spots, veruccae, warts, wounds(infected).
Respiratory System : Asthma,bronchitis,catarrh, cough, sinusitis, tuberculosis, whooping cough.
Genito-Urinary System : Thrush, vaginitis, cystitis, pruritis.
Immune System : Colds, fever,’ flu, infectious illness such as chicken pox.
Mind/Emotions : Invigorates the heart ad mind, uplifting the spirit and building confidence.
Safety Data : A Non-toxic, non-irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals.