Tea tree oil.

@article{Larson2012TeaTO,
  title={Tea tree oil.},
  author={David M Larson and Sharon E Jacob},
  journal={Dermatitis : contact, atopic, occupational, drug},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          48-9
        }
}
  • David M Larson, Sharon E Jacob
  • Published in
    Dermatitis : contact, atopic…
    2012
  • Medicine
  • Tea tree oil is an increasingly popular ingredient in a variety of household and cosmetic products, including shampoos, massage oils, skin and nail creams, and laundry detergents. Known for its potential antiseptic properties, it has been shown to be active against a variety of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and mites. The oil is extracted from the leaves of the tea tree via steam distillation. This essential oil possesses a sharp camphoraceous odor followed by a menthol-like cooling sensation. Most… CONTINUE READING

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