Botanical Name - Melaleuca quinquenervia
Aroma - Fresh eucalyptol aroma with an almond-like top note
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Leaves and branches
Country of Origin - Madagascar
Chemical Constituents - 1,8 cineole, limonene, a-pinene
Uses - Highly anti-viral. Clears the head and the lungs and helps to fight infection by supporting the immune system and promoting local circulation. A typical member of the Tea Tree family of oils, it is traditionally used to cleanse and purify infected or congested skins.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.