Thursday, January 17, 2013

Tea Tree (Melaleuca)

Melaleuca alternifolia-- distilled from the leaves and twigs. There are several essential oils produced from the melaleuca species including Cajeput and Niaouli.   New Zealand tea tree, (Manuka) is a new oil being introduced. There is also a LEMON TEA TREE. It has a history of use with the Maori people who used it for curing many illnesses. KANUKA,  a chemotype of New Zealand Tea Tree also has a rich medicinal history.

CAUTIONS: Possible skin irritation; could be sensitizing at levels above 1%.  Better suited for diffusing or inhalation.

 CHARACTER:  "Invigorating Protector", Protection, Confident, Supportive, Fresh
ETHERIC COLORS: Chartreuse, Reddish
GEMS:  Peridot, Red or Poppy Jasper, Lemon Chrysoprase, Ruby Zoisite
NOTE:    Top        
ELEMENT:  Air       
ASTRO:  Sagittarius, Pisces

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES:   Invigorating heart and mind and Creativity

USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE STATES: Confusion, Sexual trauma, Nervous exhaustion

USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES:  (just about everything) colds, viral diseases, sinusitis, acne, dandruff, bed bugs, fleas, respiratory infections, coughs, cold sores, cuts, rashes, nail fungus, insect bites and stings, blisters, burns, warts, asthma, cystitis, dermatitis, shingles, thrush, head lice, MRSA, sore throat, sore muscles

PROPERTIES; Antiviral, anti-fungal, antibacterial 
OTHER USES:  Smelly garbage cans, clean/disinfect floors-sinks-equipment, laundry, hand sanitizer, kill mold mildew,     

+No hidden motives.  Direct, encouraging, instills inspiration in others. However, occasionally their directness can "rub" others the wrong way.  It is not a reflection of their authentic nature, but indicative of the  dysfunction of those who may be offended.
+Rarely has any illnesses. Germs pass them by.
+Very good leader.  Believes in fairness and justice. Good teacher.
+Loving, strong, inviting respect.
+ Friendly and approachable to all, especially small children and elderly
 +Has a spirit of Delight
+Supporting—people flock around for emotional support
+Mild mannered, at ease around children and elderly


Blends   well with Cinnamon, Clary sage, Clove, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Rosewood, Rosemary and Thyme.

Contains: Monoterpene.Terpinenes, cineole, pinene, cymene, myrcene, limonene, sesquiterpenes, terpinol,

1 comment:

Ninh Tran said...

Tea tree is so good but I love cajeput oil better