Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil

[ Scientific name —Melaleuca alternifolia ]

Tea tree essential oil comes from steam distillation of the leaves of the tea tree. It's been a traditional medicine used by native Aborigines for centuries, who purportedly inhaled tea tree oil to treat coughs and applied it topically for skin healing.

Tea tree oil is enriched with a compound known as Terpinen-4-ol that has all the good stuff, namely strong antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects. And it's those properties that are precisely what make tea tree oil such a good ingredient for acne-prone skin.

Tea tree oil is effective in promoting healthy skin by soothing and healing a wide range of skin issues. 

Key benefits—
Treats a wide range of acne

Derived from—
Tea tree leaves.

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