tea tree

April 10, 2018

Daily Shower Cleaner Recipe

Take a shower, then give the walls and floors a quick spray with this Daily Shower Cleaner Recipe.  The vinegar and essential oils help reduce soap build up, mold, and other grime. Daily Shower Cleaner Recipe Ingredients 16 ounces of vinegar 16 ounces of water 1 Tablespoon of dish detergent or […]
April 12, 2018

Manuka, Tea Tree, & Lemon Foot Salve Recipe

This Manuka, Tea Tree, & Lemon Foot Salve Recipe may help with chapped feet and fungal issues. Manuka, Tea Tree, & Lemon Foot Salve Ingredients 30 drops Manuka essential oil 30 drops Tea Tree essential oil 30 Drops Lemon essential oil 12 Tbsp sweet almond oil 6 Tbsp cocoa butter […]
April 24, 2018

Terpinene / Alpha Terpinene / Gamma Terpinene

Terpinene is a monoterpene found in juniper, marjoram, ajowan, cardamom, cumin, tea tree, cannabis, hyssop, wild carrot seed, and savory. Monoterpenes are odorless, highly volatile, prone to oxidation, and insoluble in water. Links to Plants Containing Terpinene RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found […]
April 24, 2018

Terpineol (alpha, beta, or gamma) / Terpinen-4-ol / Terpinolene

Terpineol is an alcohol as in cajeput, eucalyptus, niaouli, tea tree, manuka, pine, petitgrain, marjoram, wild carrot seed, and ravensara. Alcohols are the most therapeutically beneficial type of component in an essential oil, and have a low toxicity for safer use with fragile populations (like the elderly).  Alcohols can be sensitizing when […]
May 25, 2018

Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) Research

Melaleuca alternifolia Family: Myrtaceae Tea Tree oil has long been used as a topical remedy for issues such as athlete’s foot, dandruff, cuts, acne, and insect bites. It may also be helpful against lice, more research is warranted.  Studies have shown it to be active against other insects and microbes […]
May 25, 2018

Tea Tree Dandruff Recipe

Can Tea Tree Help Get Rid of Dandruff? By Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT There can be multiple causes of dandruff: too much oil production, skin that is too dry, a yeast infection from a fungus called Malassezia, or a sensitive reaction to harsh hair product ingredients. […]
November 26, 2018

Green Cleaning

What is Green Cleaning? By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT, RYT Green cleaning is the use of environmentally friendly ingredients that are also less harmful to humans and pets.  They are low toxicity, noncarcinogenic, and do not bio-accumulate. Commonly used dangerous cleaners like ammonia and bleach can cause […]