Daily Dose of Nature

How to Use Your Tea Tree Oil Part 2

Tea tree’s impressive antiseptic properties make it an essential ingredient of any aromatherapy medicine cabinet and a valuable addition to your bathroom.

Tea Tree Herbal Folklore

  • The Aborigines knew about the properties of the tea tree long before European settlers ever heard of it. They has a magical lake into which the leaves of the tea tree had been falling for hundreds of years, imbuing it with antiseptic and healing properties.
  • Captain Cook first mentions the tea tree and its healing properties in his journal during the 1770s after the Aborigines showed him how to make tea from its leaves.
  • During the First World War, Australian soldiers were issues with tea tree oil as standard issue. the government took steps to protect the production of the oil during the War.

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