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Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea Tree Essential Oil

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Therapeutic Grade, Steam Distilled and Pressed Essential Oils

Tea Tree 

Botanical Name: Melaleuca alternifolia Plant Part: Leaves
Origin: Australia Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Consistency: Thin Color: --
Aromatic Strength: Medium Aromatic Scent: A fresh, antiseptic, and medicinal scent. 
Safe Dermal Dilution: 0.8% Cautions: See Caution Statement*** Below
Note: Middle ORAC Value: --

Essential oils are pure, concentrated plant chemicals that come from flowers, fruits, leaves, resins, twigs, seeds, or roots. These essential oils are the same oils we use in our skincare products! They are pure, therapeutic grade essential oils and come from all around the world. 

Tea Tree is fantastic for cleaning mold, mildew, floors, and bathrooms. It can also be diffused for better breathing to enhance sleep. 

   

Alywillow Essential Oil Safety Tenets:

-Please NEVER consume or ingest essential oils. Some companies have promoted this practice, but the majority of seizures and fatalities due to essential oil use could have been avoided if the essential oils had been applied externally instead. Even if you consume essential oil without short-term side effects, it can still lead to long-term damage to your digestive system. Besides, essential oils absorb into your skin, body, and blood so quickly. There really is no need to ingest them.

-Most essential oils should be avoided in the 1st trimester of pregnancy. Many should be avoided during your entire pregnancy. 

-Do not put undiluted essential oils in your bath. Dilute them first, using the Safe Dermal Dilution rate listed above.

-If diffusing in your car, make sure the oil is a stimulant and not a sedative. 

-If applying to your skin, please use the proper dilution- every plant is different! See how to calculate the proper dilution below.

-Always dilute essential oils, especially when used on children. Use essential oils sparingly on children and use only as needed, not as a preventative measure (unless for a limited time). 

-Some essential oils require you to avoid direct sunlight for 10-12 hours after use. All citrus essential oils and some others, such as patchouli, are phototoxic, even when diluted. 

This is just a brief safety summary. Your safety is very important to us, so if you have questions, please call us!  If you have medical concerns, speak to your doctor. 

Calculating the Proper Dilution: 

Step 1: How much carrier oil are you using? Carrier oils could be coconut oil, sunflower oil, safflower oil, hemp oil, or any other oil. Water is not a safe carrier as it will not blend (1 mL = approximately 20 drops).

Ex: 1mL = approx. 20 drops

Ex: 5mL = approx. 100 drops

Ex: 30 mL = approx. 600 drops

Step 2: Change the Safe Dermal Dilution to a decimal.

Ex: 1% = .01

Ex: 5.3% = .053

Ex: 0.7% = .007

Step 3: To calculate the safe amount, multiply the amount of carrier oil you are using with the number you got in Step 2. _______drops (carrier oil) x ______ (dilution rate) = _____ drops of EO. 

Ex: 20 drops (1 mL carrier oil) x .20 (SDD for Eucalyptus EO) = 4 drops of EO 

Ex: 100 drops (1 tsp carrier oil) x .053 (Geranium EO) = 5 drops of EO

Ex: 600 drops (1 oz. carrier oil) x .007 (Lime EO) = 4 drops of EO

Step 4: What you calculated is for use on adults. If the intended use is on a child, use only 25% of what was calculated here. 

Awareness:

  • Ask our team: Wondering what is best for you? Just ask us!
  • Caution: Tea Tree Essential Oil is fabulous for killing mold, bacteria, and mildew. It is known as the 'bleach' of the plant world and is best to use on your floors and in your home. However, we recommend against regular use on the skin, scalp, or hair, as it can create toxic buildup in the body. Over time, this buildup damages the internal organs, with the most damage occurring in the reproductive and ocular organs. Many countries label Tea Tree as a poison.
  • Caution: At Alywillow, we do not use tea tree oil in our skincare, haircare, or spa products, and we recommend that you avoid using it on your body too! Do not consume it as it can be fatal. Never use it on anyone under 2 years of age. Tea Tree Oil can cause dermatitis.
  • Avoid your eyes: If it gets into your eyes, flush with water or full fat milk (for oil based products, including essential oils).
  • External use only. Do not consume.
  • Healthy Life: Our products offer many great benefits, yet they are not enough to restore your health and joy by themselves. Read 10 Steps to Healthy Skin to learn how your health and happiness are affected by your life choices.
  • Shifting colors, scents, and textures: Our products are made from plants and plants vary from one harvest to the next. This may cause a variation in color, scent, or texture in our products. It is completely normal and expected from Truly Natural Products.
  • Cruelty-free and Dog Friendly: We create over 150 VEGAN products from plants and minerals. They are 100% natural and contain no synthetic chemicals. We don’t test them on animals, but you can review our Dog and Pet information to understand more how your pets can benefit from using Alywillow products.
  • Pregnant & Nursing women: Avoid this product. Many Alywillow products are safer than anything you can find on the market, however, some plants should not be used during this time. Please refer to our Pregnant and Nursing page for more information.
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  • Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and therefore should not be taken as medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any medical conditions. If you are in doubt, always consult your doctor.
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