Essential oil of tea tree (tea tree)

  • Infections of the genital apparatus (cystitis, herpes, thrush, vaginitis): dermal application, to 20% in a carrier oil, with which mass the lower abdomen. Internal use, vaginal, oil, tea tree requires consulting a practitioner.
  • Vaginal discharge (white or losses) by internal and vaginally, which requires to consult a therapist before undertaking treatment.

Benefits respiratory and ENT

  • Bronchitis: cutaneous use in massage diluted to 20%, along the spine. One can also inhale the tea tree oil. For internal use, rectally, prior consultation of a therapist is essential.
  • Influenza: cutaneous use in 20% diluted in vegetable oil massage (back, limbs, chest); inhalation and vaporization, for the disinfection of premises. Internally, as suppositories, which requires prior consultation of a therapist.
  • Tonsillitis, sore throat: 2 to 3 drops diluted and stirred in warm water, gargle.
  • Otitis: 5% massage in a carrier oil (4 to 5 drops in a teaspoon of vegetable oil) reached behind the ear. It is important not to get into the ear.
  • Nasopharyngitis and cold: externally, in 20% massage in a carrier oil (or 2 ml of essential oil and 8 ml of vegetable oil). In inhalation. Internally, as suppositories, after consulting a therapist.
  • Sinusitis: vaporization and inhalation; optionally gentle massage to 5% in a carrier oil between the eyebrows, 0.5 ml essential oil in a vial of 10 ml of vegetable oil.

Digestive benefits

  • Fungus: internally (see a therapist).
  • Parasitosis: internally (see a therapist).

Immune benefits

  • Fatigue: inhalation or spray.
  • Infections: internally (see a therapist).

Other benefits

  • Radiotherapy: dilute 20% in an oil carrier and applied to the area treated by radiotherapy (or 2 ml of essential oil and 8 ml of vegetable oil).

Tips for using the essential oil of tea tree (tea tree) for the psychological well-being

  • Physical fatigue, mental fatigue: inhalation, vaporizing. Or 1 to 2 drops pure (or diluted in a tablespoon of vegetable oil coffee) for application on the feet, or plexus in cardiac fatigue.
  • Stress: inhaled by spraying. Or 1 to 2 drops pure (or diluted in a teaspoon of vegetable oil) for application to the feet

Tips for using the essential oil of tea tree (tea tree) for beauty

  • Acne: dilute 1 to 2 drops in the day cream and the cleansing milk.
  • Hair: dilute 1 to 2 drops in the flushing water to the hair shine.
  • Oily skin: dilute 1 to 2 drops in the day cream, the milk cleanser, a toner.

Expert advice

The essential oil of tea tree is indispensable in the medicine cabinet. Tea tree is an extraordinary anti-infectives. Mycoses, bacteria, viruses … Nothing can resist him!

Thierry Folliard , naturopathic health educator, graduated in aromatherapy

Synergies with the essential oil of tea tree (tea tree)

  • With lavender, geranium, palmarosa: for skin problems (eczema, irritation).
  • With Eucalyptus, niaouli, ravintsara the Saro, rosemary, thyme Thujanol: for angina, bronchitis, influenza, nasopharyngitis.
  • With lemon, rosemary, palmarosa: for a yeast infection.
  • With lavender, palmarosa: for insect bites.

Precautions and cons-indications of the essential oil of tea tree (tea tree)

The essential oil of tea tree is generally very well tolerated. This is a softer skin, allowing in some cases, such as herpes, apply it directly. However, it is recommended to use a vegetable oil support, if only because tea tree can dry out the skin or cause a small reaction. This essential oil can be used in children from 3 years. It is against-indicated during the first 3 months of pregnancy.

Essential oil Features tea tree (tea tree)

Botanical Description

Tea tree is a tree with thorns, still green and has a bark-like strips or strips. It can grow to a height of 5 m. Narrow and lanceolate leaves arranged alternately along the rod are bright green. Tea tree is covered with white flowers, very fragrant, in spikes, which are reminiscent of the flowers of cotton. Belonging to the botanical family Myrtaceae such as clove or eucalyptus, it enjoys plenty of sunshine as well as wetlands.

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