Essential oils - Tea Tree

Type - Antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal

Note - Top/Middle

Blends well with - Basil, bergamot, black pepper, clary sage, clove, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, lemon, marjoram, nutmeg, peppermint, rosemary, thyme, ylang ylang

Aroma - Fresh, spicey - camphoraceous, warm

Plant properties - cleansing and soothing to the skin.

Uses - helps heal skin infections, relieves itchiness, treats acne, helps prevent lice, soothes insect bites, treats ringworm, treats psoriasis, helps kill mould.

Aromatic effect on the mind - cleansing and refreshing

Spiritual influence - purifies the body and mind of emotional wounds and eases mental stress.  Once old wounds are released the behavioural patterns that led to the wound can be changed.  Maybe helpful for those that play the "poor me" role, as it can help release the emotional roots associated with mistrust of self and others, shame and guilt.

Chakra - expands all of the chakras and aligns them with the crown chakra.

Chakra colours - yellow and blue

Benefits - traditionally used to inhibit microbial, bacterial and viral infections, can protect wounds from becoming septic, promotes the absorption of nutrients and speeds the healing rate of scars.

Precautions

  • Oil specific - May cause skin irritation
  • General - As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted or in the eyes or mucus membranes. Keep away from children. Do not take internally. Always perform a patch test to an insensitive part of the body (of essential oil diluted in an appropriate carrier oil) if using an essential oil for the first time.

  

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