The tea tree ( Melaleuca alternifolia) or Tea tree is native to New South Wales in Australia, where the Bundjalung aborigines used the leaves to heal themselves from a variety of ailments for a long time . Unfortunately, very little of this ancestral knowledge has come down to us, due to the fact that huge sections of aboriginal culture have disappeared with these populations, under the deleterious impetus of the white man. However, this essential oil is considered nowadays as a “must” that we must have alongside the essential oil of fine lavender and lemon essence . A little history The leaves of the tea tree were known in Europe thanks to the English navigator James Cook...See article
Essential oil Tea-tree or Organic tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) HEBBD PRANAROM
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PRANAROM Tea-tree or Organic tea tree essential oil (Melaleuca alternifolia)
Tea tree organic essential oil has major anti-infectious, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antiviral and anti-parasitic properties. It is also anti-inflammatory and immunostimulatory, as well as anti-psoriatic by anti-inflammatory activity thanks to the molecule terpinene-4-ol. It is an anti-asthenic, tonicardiac, phlebotonic and venous decongestant essential oil. It is also neurotonic and analgesic. It is active on various dermatological conditions; such as skin and mucous membranes, acne vulgaris, seborrheic dermatitis and chronic gingivitis. It accelerates healing, it eliminates the pathogenic flora of the skin while maintaining the resident flora.
Description of Organic Essential Oil Tea Tree Pranarom
Aromatic molecules: Terpineol 1,4, γ-terpinene
Distilled part: leaf
The tea tree is a tree of Australian origin with thorny foliage which originally grew in swampy areas and which is now cultivated on a large scale for the production of essential oil. During the second world war, the health authorities of the Australian army distributed to their soldiers bottles of essential oil of tea tree to use in case of skin troubles.
Traditionally known for its properties: • powerful antibacterial with broad spectrum of action • fungicide • parasiticide • antiviral and immune stimulant • skin protection during radiotherapy sessions.
Directions for use and dosage
Action on immune deficiency; dilute the tea tree essential oil 5% in black cumin vegetable oil. Apply along the spine.
Professional advice: Cutaneous use: 3 to 4 drops of tea tree tree HECT massaged on the skin, repeated 3 times a day for 5 to 6 days. Additionally, you can always take 3 drops by mouth, in honey, olive oil or on cane sugar, under the tongue, for 5 to 7 days.
Daily: 1 drop of organic tea-tree essential oil and 1 drop of lemon essential oil on the toothbrush before toothpaste for perfect dental hygiene with teeth whitening!
All our organic essential oils are AB certified (Organic Agriculture and Certisys Control BE-BIO-01), 100% pure, natural and integral. Each has an original name, HECT (ChemoTypée Essential Oil), intended to characterize them from a botanical and biochemical point of view.
Warnings : essential oils are endowed with an impressive reactive power. So scrupulously respect the prescribed doses, they are the fruit of long experience as a researcher. An excess would bring nothing more on the therapeutic level but could, on the contrary, cause undesirable effects.
Composition of Organic Essential Oil Tea Tree Pranarom Tea Tree
Tea tree essential oil is composed of monotepenic alcohols and monotepenic hydrocarbons.
|Distilled part||terminal leaves and twigs|
|Chemotype||terpinene-4-ol, α and γ terpinenes|
|Distillation||low pressure steam|
|Yield||100 kg for 1 kg of HE|
Precautions for use
- Risk of allergies due to sesquiterpenoids.
- Not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women
- Beware of possible gynecomastia effects in young boys
- Not recommended for people with kidney problems
- Forbidden to people with asthma without the advice of an allergist
• Keep out of reach of young children • This product can not replace a balanced diet • Do not exceed the recommended dose • Unless advised by the doctor or pharmacist, do not use during pregnancy and lactation and in child under 3 years old • Keep away from all sources of heat and light.
Presentation of Organic Essential Oil Tea Tree Pranarom
Pranarom organic tea tree essential oil is contained in a 10ml bottle.
Our advice and opinions from pharmacy experts
We recommend tea tree essential oil in the following cases:
- Aphtoses, gingivitis, stomatitis, pyorrhea, pharyngitis, otitis, rhinitis, sinusitis
- ENT infections, bronchitis, over-infected emphysema
- Genital infections, urethritis and prostatitis
- Hemorrhoids, varicose veins
- Asthenia, nervous breakdown
Tea-tree is an essential oil whose reputation is well established. It is found in a very large number of personal hygiene products (soap, shampoo, bath oil) and cosmetics. Apart from these applications, it is rightly regarded as a safe bet for medical and family aromatherapy. Today, the huge demand has allowed the establishment of plantations that extend over thousands of hectares in Australia.
The action of tea tree against viruses:
The Pranarôm laboratory has carried out several studies highlighting the proven action of tea tree essential oil on certain viruses:
- Tea tree essential oil inhibits the replication of influenza A⁄PR ⁄ 8 subtype H1N1 virus ( influenza virus ) at 0.0006% (v ⁄ v) 1.
- It is active against HSV-1 and HSV-2 ( herpes virus ) at 0.0008% (v / v) 2.
- The essential oil of Tea tree is also active on the avian influenza virus H5N1 and subtypes H7N3 and H9N2 at a dose of 10 μl4.
- In the form of aerosols, tea tree essential oil acts as a disinfectant against the influenza A virus and the phage M13 of E. Coli . It is capable of inactivating viruses more than 95% in 5 to 15 min of exposure.
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- Reichling, J., Schnitzler, P., Suschke, U., & Saller, R. (2009). Essential oils of aromatic plants with antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and cytotoxic properties – an overview . Complementary Medicine Research, 16 (2), 79-90.
- Schnitzler, P., Schon, K. and Reichling, J. (2001) Antiviral activity of Australian tea tree oil and eucalyptus oil against herpes simplex virus in cell culture. Pharmazie 56, 343–347.
- Mohammad, A., & Mehmood, D. In Vivo Anti-Viral Effect of Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree Oil) and Olea europaea (Olive Leaf Extract) on Vero Cell Adapted Avian Influenza Virus . Human Journals. Research Article December 2018 Vol.:14, Issue: 1 Citation: Mohammad Danish Mehmood et al. Ijppr.Human, 2018; Flight. 14 (1): 7-19.
- Usachev, EV, Pyankov, OV, Usacheva, OV, & Agranovski, IE (2013). Antiviral activity of tea tree and eucalyptus oil aerosol and vapor. Journal of aerosol science, 59, 22-30.
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- Astani, A., Reichling, J., & Schnitzler, P. (2010). Comparative study on the antiviral activity of selected monoterpenes derived from essential oils. Phytotherapy Research: An International Journal Devoted to Pharmacological and Toxicological Evaluation of Natural Product Derivatives, 24 (5), 673-679.
- Bisignano, B. (2009). Attività antiviral e studio del meccanismo d'azione di estratti di melaleuca alternifolia nei vonfronti del virus dell'influenza A. Area 06 - Scienze mediche. http://hdl.handle.net/10761/ 1767
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- Timpanaro, R., Garozzo, A., Bisignano, B., Stivala, A., Furneri, PM, Tempera, G., & Castro, A. (2007). Inhibitory effect of Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree oil) on influenza A / PR / 8 virus replication. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, (29), S202-S203.
- Worth, H., .. & Dethlefsen, U. (2009). Concomitant therapy with Cineole (Eucalyptole) reduces exacerbations in COPD: a placebo-controlled double-blind trial. Respiratory research, 10 (1), 69.
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