The essential oil of this remarkable tree is found in its leaves and is highly antiseptic, anti-viral and anti-fungal. An indispensable home antiseptic for cuts, minor wounds, boils, acne, scalp disorders, thrush, athlete's foot, warts and nasal congestion.
Tea Tree has been used as an antibacterial agent against hospital superbugs such as MRSA. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and a clear, clean aroma that helps stimulate the immune system. Although in some people it may cause dermatitis.