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Tea Tree - The Mockingbird Apothecary & General Store

Tea Tree

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Tea tree is often used in soaps, toothpastes and deodorants because of its strong anti-bacterial properties.  It helps fight all three categories of infections including bacterial, viral, and fungi.  Tea Tree is most often used in skincare to combat acne.

Primary Uses

  • Used for congestion and respiratory infections including coughs & sinusitis
  • Great for preventing fungus infections like athlete's foot and toe nail fungus
  • Wards off insects such as lice
  • Boosts the immune system in times of flu, fever, and infections

Directions for Use

Use 4-5 drops in a diffuser of your choice
Dilute 1% to 5% in carrier oil for topical use to minimize skin sensitivity

      Botanical Name

      Melaleuca alternifolia

      Aromatic Description

      Fresh, Camphoraceous, Herbaceous

      Collection Method

      Steam Distilled

      Plant Part

      Leaves and Twigs

      Country of Origin


        Safety & Precautions

        Safe entire pregnancy and for children.  Use in moderation and low dilution.  Tea Tree may be a skin irritant for some people.  Do not take internally.