Melaleuca, commonly called Tea Tree, is one of the most extensively researched essential oils. This native plant of Australia packs a punch of natural health benefits. Its antimicrobial properties also make it extremely useful in any household cleaner. You may also try diffusing 2-3 drops in a diffuser for relief from cold symptoms.
To compliment this oil for household cleaning, also consider orange oil.
- Botanical name: Melaleuca alternifolia
- Part: Leaf
- Method: Steam Distilled
- Sourced from: Australia
- Aroma: Fresh, medicinal, camphorous
- Consistency: Thin
For relief of symptoms associated with a fever, try 3-5 drops in a cold compress.
For the relief of colds and flu, use 2-3 drops in a diffuser.
To make an all natural household cleaner, mix water and vinegar with several drops of melaleuca and lemon essential oils.
Blends well with lemon, lavender, clove.
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