Tea Tree Oil

Known as: tree tea oil, Oil, Melaleuca alternifolia, Tea Tree Oil [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Essential oil extracted from MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (tea tree). It is used as a topical antimicrobial due to the presence of terpineol.
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2004
2004
Pediculosis is a widespread condition reported in schoolchildren. Treatment most commonly involves the physical removal of nits… (More)
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2002
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2002
The essential oil of Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) has broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity. The mechanisms of action of tea… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND Dandruff appears to be related to the yeast Pityrosporum ovale. Tea tree oil has antifungal properties with activity… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND Tea tree oil is the essential oil steam-distilled from Melaleuca alternifolia, an Australian native plant. In recent… (More)
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2002
2002
Objective: To examine the effect of topically applied tea tree oil (TTO) on histamine-induced oedema in the ears of mice.¶Methods… (More)
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2000
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2000
The essential oil of Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) exhibits broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity. Its mode of action against… (More)
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1998
1998
Tea tree oil (TTO) stimulates autolysis in exponential and stationary phase cells of Escherichia coli. Electron micrographs of… (More)
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1998
1998
The in-vitro activity of a range of essential oils, including tea tree oil, against the yeast candida was examined. Of the 24… (More)
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1994
1994
BACKGROUND Melaleuca oil (tea tree oil) is the essential oil distilled from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia Cheel. Tea tree… (More)
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1992
1992
Tea tree oil (an essential oil derived primarily from the Australian native Melaleuca alternifolia) has been used as a topical… (More)
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