Tea tree oil (Melaleuca Alternifolia)is one of the most widely utilised and versatile essential oils.
This essential oil’s history goes back a long way to Australia - Queensland and New South Wales to be precise. Tea tree oil is what we call this versatile ingredient, and this name was coined by Captain James Cook, the famous British explorer, when he saw the natives using its leaves to prepare nutmeg-scented tea.
The anti-inflammatory effects of tea tree oil helps to soothe and relieve painful and irritated skin. It also helps to reduce redness and swelling. It is an acne-buster with its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities. It's also a great treatment for oily skin. So go right ahead, and enjoy its goodness in our soaps, sanitisers and lotions!