Tea Tree Oil: A Natural Ingredient for the Body Care and Cosmetics Industries

25 Sep

Here is a fascinating article on tea tree oil by by Cynthia Olsen. Tea Tree Oil is a wonderful ingredient because, as a natural antioxidant,  it has a variety of different benefits.  For the hair it controls oiliness, helps with scalp problems and even fights lice.  In Face and Lips, Tea Tree Oil helps repair cracked lips and helps fight acne.  Tea Tree Oil is also great for feet treatments and deoderants because it is anti-bacterial and can even fight athelete’s foot.

Please read the entire article below!

Tea Tree Oil: A Natural Ingredient for the Body Care and Cosmetics Industries

With a market-wide increase in the use of natural compounds and especially naturally derived essential oils, the focus is on cosmetic and body care formulations. Throughout the world, companies are launching new cosmetics and personal care products that include tea tree oil. This essential oil is obtained through steam distillation of the foliage from the Australian tea tree Melaleuca alternifolia, a particular species of the Myrtacae family. In the first classification, Melaleuca alternifolia was listed as a variant of Melaleuca linariifolia, and then later raised to species rank.1


Tea tree oil is a natural substance with a broad spectrum of activity. It is environmentally safe and has a long history of use and clinical data. Tea tree contains over one hundred individual organic compounds consisting of a mixture of monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes and terpene alcohols.

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