It has a light spicy, rather pungent smell and is very pale in color with a watery viscosity.
Tea tree oil is very important in the health of the immune system, as it acts as an immuno-stimulant and increases the body’s ability to fight off any infections, while it also is used to revive the mind and body aftershock. The world over, this oil is used with great effectiveness to ward of infections of any kind, and it is active in all three varieties of infectious organisms: bacteria fungi and viruses. It can help with influenza, cold sores, catarrh, glandular fever and gingivitis.
A course of massage with tea tree oil before an operation may help to fortify the body and reduce post-operative shock. Apart from the superb anti-infectious properties of tea tree oil, it is also most effective to help clear bronchial congestion, asthma, coughs, sinusitis, whooping cough and tuberculosis. On the genito-urinary system, it can be used to help clear vaginal thrush, cystitis and genital infections in general and on the skin, it clears abscesses, acne, burns, herpes, oily skin, athlete’s foot, cold sores, blemishes, diaper rash, warts, sunburn and infected wounds while fighting dandruff on the scalp.