Helps to improve symptoms of fungal nail-bed infections
Helps treat acne pimples
Explore the many therapeutic application for New Roots Herbal’s Tea Tree Essential Oil! Diffuse this unique scent into the air of your home or in a yoga studio.
The essential oil from the leaves and twigs are employed in aromatherapy for relief of cough, colds, and congestion, and topically for its antifungal action on nail infections.
Known for its antifungal activities and native to Australia, steam-distilled tea tree oil has a history of use among its indigenous peoples dating back centuries.
Remember: A little goes a long way, with a 1% dilution ratio recommended for topical use.
Directions of Use
Adults: • For aromatherapy use: Mix 1 drop of essential oil in 1 tsp. (5 ml) of carrier (vegetable) oil (1% essential oil). Rub and/or massage into skin until solution vanishes. For local application (10% or less of body surface area): Apply to affected area up to three times per day. • For acne use: Mix 5 drops of essential oil in 1 tsp. (5 ml) of carrier (vegetable) oil (5% essential oil). Cleanse skin thoroughly before applying the product. Apply product to affected areas one to three times daily. • For nail fungus use: Do not dilute in carrier oil. Apply sparingly to affected nail(s) twice daily. Avoid contact with skin. • For all uses: Do not apply undiluted essential oils to skin. Not for oral use. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil. For occasional use only.
Each drop contains:
Organic tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) leaf or twig essential oil
Active compounds: Terpinen-4-ol, alpha- and gamma-terpinene.
Cautions and warnings: If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center. Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use in case of epilepsy or asthma, or if symptoms persist or worsen. Avoid exposure of treated areas to the sun. Discontinue use and consult a health-care practitioner if you develop severe irritation, burning, or itching of the skin. Do not use this product if you have a history of eczema or unusual skin reactions, or if you have a tendency to develop allergic diseases. Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you have severe acne.
Contraindications: Do not use if you are pregnant or breast-feeding; or if you have broken, irritated, or sensitive skin.
Known adverse reactions: Discontinue use if you experience nausea, dizziness, headache, or an allergic reaction.