Tea Tree Oil – Herbal First Aid in a Bottle

Tea tree oil is steam distilled from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia. This indigenous tree is found only in tropical northeastern New South Wales Australia. The name tea tree was given by Captain Cook during his exploration of Australia during the 1700’s. After running out of tea on his voyage, he found a fragrant plant and brewed the leaves…

What About Oils?

Oils are not all the same. Food oils, like olive oil and coconut oil, are not to be confused with essential oils.