You probably best know the Melaleuca Alternifolia tree from its “Tea Tree” leaves, and you’ve most likely been acquainted with it in pale, yellow liquid form. This Tea Tree Oil is no longer an obscure healing alternative that your weird Aunt vehemently swears will permanently heal your bad attitude. As outlined in our guide to tea tree essential oils, it’s a well known, empirically proven treatment for the scalp and skin; it’s even commonly used as a household cleaner, and touted as an effective antibacterial mouthwash. In fact, there are many tea tree oil uses.
Due to the science that backs up its effectiveness and its resulting ever-growing popularity, there are now endless companies offering this potent, natural medicine in tincture form. And it can be confusing to sort through their differences, qualities, and effectiveness.