Tea tree oil or tea tree lemon oil is generally considered as one of the safest organic essential oils for undiluted use on skin.
Common English Name: Tea Tree Lemon.
Botanical Name: Leptospermum petersonii.
Plant Family: Myrtaceae.
Method of Extraction: Steam Extraction of the leaves.
Plant Description: A fast growing tall shrub/small tree with simple leaves and white flowers.
Main Chemical Components: High in citronellal, citral, and pinene.
Blends Well With: Other essential oils.
Uses: Natural Insect Repellent, Room Deodorizer, Aromatherapy, Deodorant.
Fun Fact: Naturally prevents the pathological fungi Candida albicans and Aspergillus fumigatus.
Cautions for Use: None known.