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Melaleuca Alternifolia, commonly known as
Narrow-leaved Paperbark, Narrow-leaved Tea-tree, Narrow-leaved Ti-tree,
or Snow-in-summer, is a species of tree or tall shrub in the plant genus
Melaleuca. Native to Australia, it occurs in Southeast Queensland and
the north coast and adjacent ranges of New South Wales.
It grows along
streams and on swampy flats, and is often the dominant species where it
The indigenous Bundjalung people of eastern Australia use "Tea Trees" as a traditional medicine by inhaling the oils from the crushed leaves to treat coughs and colds. They also sprinkle leaves on wounds, after which a poultice is applied. In addition, Tea Tree leaves are soaked to make an infusion to treat sore throats or skin ailments.
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pH: 3,5 - 4,9 (For oily, mixed and acne skin types)
The Tea Tree Hydrosol acts in the same way as the essential oil of these plant - a strong natural antibiotic, an immunostimulant, an antifungal agent. It is a tonic of lungs, heart, long-term memory.