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Essential Oil Spotlight - 23 Ways Tea Tree Can Help You!

 

Tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) has a very strong medicinal aroma with lemony undertones.  It is a leaf oil, steam distilled, and considered a top-middle note

 

According to wikipedia.com "Tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca oil or ti tree oil, is an essential oil with a fresh camphoraceous odor and a colour that ranges from pale yellow to nearly colourless and clear. It is from the leaves of the myrtle tree, Melaleuca alternifolia, native to Southeast Queensland and the Northeast coast of New South Wales, Australia."

 

According to pubmed.com, in a study dated, October 27, 2017, Antifungal properties of essential oils for improvement of indoor air quality: a review ".... generally, there appears to be some evidence to support the essential oils clove oil, tea tree oil, oregano, thyme and lemon as potential antifungal agents."

 

An article from Mayo Clinic, dated October 24, 2017 called Tea tree oil, "When used topically, tea tree oil is believed to be antibacterial. Tea tree oil is commonly used to treat acne, athlete's foot, lice, nail fungus and insect bites."

 

In an article published on May 1, 2000, on the site Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, titled, Time–kill studies of tea tree oils on clinical isolates, "Tea tree oil has recently emerged as an effective topical antimicrobial agent active against a wide range of organisms. Tea tree oil may have a clinical application in both the hospital and community, especially for clearance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage or as a hand disinfectant ...."

 

As you can see tea tree is a wonderful oil for fungal, bacterial and antimicrobial issues.  It can also help with other things listed below.

MENTAL/EMOTIONAL

·       Strength

·       Morale

·       Tension

·       Stress

·       Aura cleansing

·       Protection

·       Purification

·       Mental clarity

·       Upper chakra balance

·       Builds confidence and strength

·       Uplifts the spirit

·       Combats feelings of victimization

 

 

PHYSICAL

·       Skin disruptions

·       Fungal support

·       Skin support

·       Airborne antimicrobial

·       Localized discomfort relief

·       Tenderness

·       Soreness

·       Achiness

·       Cardiac system support

·       Immune system support

·       Aids with seasonal threats

 

Paired Crystals:

If you wanted to pair crystals with this lovely oil, angelite, argonite, blue lace agate, blue tigers eye (hawks eye), sodalite, turquoise, blue onyx are all excellent choices.  Wear them as a necklace or bracelet, carry in a pouch, or just have in your pocket.

 

Blends well with:  

Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Pine, Rosemary, Thyme

 

Uses: 

Diffuse, bath, massage, topical

 

Precautions: 

Skin sensitization if oxidized.  Maximum dermal level 15%,  Always use diluted!  *1  As we do not discuss ingestion, tea tree can be toxic if ingested, please be careful.

 

 

Please dilute accordingly.  ​In 1 ounce of carrier oil:

  • 0.5% (1/2 percent) - 1 years old to 3 years old  (2-3 drops)

  • 1% - 6 years old to 10 years old (5-6 drops)

  • 2% - 10 years to adult (10-12 drops)

  • 3% - 4% adult bad cold, infection, acute pain (18-24 drops)

     

     

If you would like to buy an essential oil blend, a crystal healing bracelet or necklace, visit our website at http://www.sweetwillowspirit.com.  If you would like to buy this single oil, click HERE.  If you have any questions, please send me an email at melissa@sweetwillowspirit.com.

 

LOVE AND LIGHT!

Melissa

 

Caution: The material on this page is not meant to take the place of diagnosis and treatment by a qualified medical practitioner. Since the actual use of this product by others is beyond our control, no expressed or implied guarantee as to the effects of their use can be given nor liability taken. Use at your own discretion. Any application of the recommendations is at the user’s risk. Sweet Willow Spirit, LLC disclaims any liability arising directly or indirectly from the use of this information and assumes no responsibility for any actions taken. This should not be used in place of traditional therapies but solely as a complementary means for bringing well-being. The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made as to any medicinal value of any oil or healing modality.

 

*1 Tisserand and Young; Essential Oil Safety A Guide for Health Care Professionals: Second Edition.  New York: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014.  Print

 

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