Latin name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Black pepper, Cinnamon, Clary sage, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Lime, Myrrh, Orange, Oregano, Peppermint, Rosemary, Spearmint, Thyme.
Substitute with: Clove, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Manuka.
Healing properties: Antimicrobial, Antiseptic, Antiviral, Bactericide, Cicatrizant, Expectorant, Fungicide, Insecticide, Insect repellent, Stimulant, Sudorific.
Physical conditions: Acne, Athlete’s foot, Body odor, Cold and flu, Dandruff, Gingivitis, Insect bites and insect stings, Insect infestation, Jock itch, minor burns, minor cuts and scrapes, Nail fungus, Pimples, Warts.
Oily skin and hair, Ringworm, Skin rashes, Swimmer’s ear, Yeast infection, Wound healing. Asthma, Bronchitis, Coughs, Sinusitis, Fever, Infection.
Mental conditions: Depression
Application: Use in vaporizer as an inhalant for nasal passages and respiratory infections. Topical. Bath.
Precautions: Avoid in children less than 2 years old; avoid in deep wounds; may cause skin irritation. Use in moderation, may cause sensitization.