Desert Essence, Eco-Harvest, Tea Tree Oil, 2 fl oz (59 ml) (Discontinued Item)
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Desert Essence Eco-Harvest Tea Tree Oil is grown by a federation of plantation owners who embrace the Australian Tea Tree Environmental Alliance by using strict sustainable agricultural practices.
Add one or two drops to a moist cotton pad for application to appropriate skin areas. Do not use full strength on face.
Dilute with water or oil. Test a small amount against clean skin on forearm 24 hours prior to use. For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if any adverse reaction occurs. Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Eco-Harvest melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) leaf oil.
It is guaranteed free of herbicides, pesticides, and chemicals.
I have used tea tree oil to treat cuts and fungal infections of the skin, with great effect. The "eco harvest" version is more expensive, but this is because it is responsibly harvested. Apparently the wild sources of tea tree oil are under pressure in Australia because of the burgeoning industry for the oil, which is included in many products around the world now (shampoos, toothpaste etc). So it's worth paying a little extra not to be helping to kill off this wonderful natural resource.
This is THE brand to purchase for tea tree oil. I have been using it for years as an antiseptic for occasional skin problems, and it is an excellent quality brand. If using on the face, use caution and first dilute half-and-half with either water or some other type of oil, as it is very strong full-strength. Tea tree oil can also be used in housecleaning mixtures because of its antiseptic and mold-killing ability.
Posted by 5499934876795543442 on Oct 18, 2014
Este aceite es de muy buena calidad e incluso tiene un olor "agradable" frente a los de otras marcas, asI como un precio muy competitivo.
Posted by 5112414961767277588 on Aug 01, 2013
I decided to buy this tea tree oil in particular due to some great reviews I read in blogs, and wow, they were right: it's great! I use it diluted in water on breakouts and mosquito bites, and it has helped a lot. I have also used it on cat scratches and on a cut on my finger, and they have healed quicker and better than with betadine. I'm amazed to see that even the scar looks healthier and more diffused. What a discovery :)
Posted by 101010011 on Jul 13, 2012
one of the great natural antiseptics and i reach for it over things like neosporin or rubbing alcohol. i dump this in my mouthwash, homemade shampoos, soaps, a fresh wound or cut and facial astringent. always leaves a prominent effect in whatever use i apply it to. the eco harvest aspect was the reason i bought this over a standard/generic bottle of tea tree oil
Great tea tree oil
Posted by Reviewer1938963 on Jan 19, 2012
Have used this for years - a must for the first aid kit.
Posted by katmakiah on Jul 22, 2011
we use this on warts and fungus, athlete's foot, for toothpaste on occasion, and to clear the air. Put some on cotton behind the toenail to get rid of fungus, it will take a few months, but keep treating it twice daily.