Tea Tree Lemon Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Leptospermum petersonii
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Tea Tree Lemon comes from a hardy, bushy shrub with fine narrow leaves and small white to pink flowers.
Color: Pale yellow to yellow color liquid.
Common Uses: Much like regular Tea Tree, Tea Tree Lemon Essential Oil is said to have antiseptic, anti-microbial, carminative and sedative properties. It is used extensively in the perfumery, cosmetic, and aromatherapy industries. It has also grown into a premiere ingredient in bug-repellent products – particularly those with a natural slant. Its anti-allergenic and anti inflammatory properties also help in the relief of skin disorders and rheumatic ailments.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Cajeput, Clove Bud, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Ginger, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, and Thyme.
Aromatic Scent: Tea Tree Lemon Essential Oil has a round lemon scent with back-notes reminiscent of citronella and lemongrass. The medicinal notes are much more subtle than regular Tea Tree.
History: Tea Tree Lemon wood was once fashioned into canoe decks, poles, fish hooks, fishing rods and fish traps. It was also used extensively by the old Maori’s for burns and irritations of the skin.