Botanical Name: Melaleuca quinquinervia
The tree is usually found around the low lying areas and wetlands of the east coast of Australia. The tree is harvested from wild populations and plantations, the leaves and young branches are steam distilled for its oil. Indigenous people chewed on the leaves to treat head colds.
Floral, clean, sweet and faintly woody native Australian Tree/plant.
Blends well with:
Lavender, Lemon, Myrtle, Honey Myrtle, Fragonia, Rosalina, Sandalwood, Tea Tree and most floral essential oils.
Anti- viral, anti- inflammatory, anti-fungal, antiseptic
Used as a room deodoriser, in perfumery, helps head, chest cold, cold sores and shingles. The essential oil is excellent against mites and head lice.
Mind: Soothing, refreshing and relaxing properties promotes tranquility and calm in mind and body. Known for restoring balance, especially in the emotional sense.
Non-hazardous, non-irritant, non- sensitising. Avoid during pregnancy