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MELALEUCA, TEA TREE

Melaleuca alternifolia

  • History

    On his expedition to Australia, Captain Cook boiled leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia to replace the famous English tea, and gave it the name "Tea tree". The essential oil extracted from tea tree leaves has come to the attention of scientists, and it has earned the name "the green gold of Australia".

  • Location

    The Tea tree leaves and twigs used in essential oil come from Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Melvita's Commitment

    Tea tree essential oi has a purifying effect and is also very gentle on the skin, which makes it ideal for use in skincare products for sensitive or oily skin. It also has a balancing effect on all hair types. Due to its purifying properties, tea tree essential oil helps to gradually balance sebum production and is suitable for oily hair. It helps to control flaking of the scalp and to limit dandruff.