A fresh, strong, cleansing citrus lemon aroma.
Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil
$12.95 – $418.00
Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil
Lemon Tea Tree essential oil, is a strong, bright lemony essential oil, Lemon Tea Tree is great in aiding concentration, freshening a stale home or kitchen. Lemon Tea Tree essential oil, one tree produces this one natural essential oil.
Botanical name Leptospermum petersonii
Ingredients 100% v/v pure Lemon Tea Tree essential oil.
Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil Aroma
A fresh, strong, cleansing lemon scent.
Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil Benefits
Clear and focus the mind, assist concentration, uplifting, relaxing, calming, relief for mental stress, anti-depressive, aids happiness, removes bad room smells, calms noisy children.
Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil Uses
In an oil burner, vaporiser, air freshener, potpourri, massage oil, soaps, creams and add to perfumes.
MORE INFO on LEMON TEA TREE Essential oil
Directions and More Uses
2 to 4 drops in an oil burner or vaporiser, 1 drop into a bath, add to your own skin care products for a lovely lemon aroma, although a potential skin irritant.
Blend Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil with
Try blending with Australian Blue Cypress, Emerald Cypress, Eucalyptus varieties, Kunzea, Lemon Myrtle, Nerolina, Niaouli, Rosalina, Sandalwood and Tea Tree.
Massage with Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil
Using 2-5 drops per 100ml of carrier oil.
Main Actives of Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil
Contains upto 70% Citral, containing: geranial, neral, cis citral, (Lemongrass 30-70% Citrals, Lemon Verbena 40%, Lemon Balm 70%)
Citral has been shown to be anti-microbial, particularly anti fungal, anti-viral, sedative.
Precautions with Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil
Do not use at a rate greater than 1% in body products, as skin sensitisation may occur. Keep out of reach of children, store away from direct sunlight, store below 30 degrees.
Other Common Names
Lemon Scented Tea Tree.
Natural Occurrence in Australia
Lemon Tea Tree naturally occurs in the south east of Queensland and northern New South Wales. A great example of a wild Lemon Tea Tree stand is at Minyon Falls, in north east New South Wales. It can also be found at Mt Lindesay, Springbrook and Mt Timbeela, which is part of the Glasshouse Mountains.
Lemon Tea Tree grows to a maximum height to 6 metres in the wild.
Typically like other Melaleucas, it can grow right in amongst wetlands and river courses.
Characteristics of Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil
Clear to yellow colour, watery, scent citrus, lemon fresh.
Extraction and Farming Method of Lemon Tea Tree essential oil
Lemon Tea Tree essential oil is extracted via steam distillation of the middle and upper stem, branchlets and leaves. Lemon Tea Tree is grown in plantations in north east New South Wales.
Lemon Tea Tree plantation trees are planted in rows, are kept to a maximum height of 2 metres, they are machine harvested and are then steam distilled immediately to maintain quality.
History – Lemon Tea Tree
Traditional usage did include using the leaves for infections and for troubled skin conditions.
Early European Usage
Lemon Tea Tree, is too small to be used for timber. Eg woodwork or firewood, it was not exploited during the two World Wars for any essence needs, like Lemon Myrtle and Anise Myrtle.
Present Day Usage
At present the Lemon Tea Tree essential oil is obtained from plantations in northern New South Wales, the essential oil is used by aromatherapists and the oil is included in insect repellent formulations.
Typical Chemical Profile of Lemon Tea Tree Essential Oil
alpha pinene 1.0%
1,8 cineole 0.9%
Optical rotation @ 20 C -0.2
Relative Density: @ 20 C 0.881
Refractive index @ 20 C 1.484
|Dimensions||2.5 × 2.5 × 7 cm|
12ml, 25ml, 100ml, 1kg