Tea tree lemon - Essential Oil - Leptospermum petersonii - Australia - New Directions Aromatics
Botanical Name: Leptospermum petersonii
Plant Part: Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, this Tea Tree has a round lemon scent with hints of citronella and lemongrass. The medicinal notes are much subtler than those of regular Tea Tree Oil.
Product Abstract: Much like regular Tea Tree, Tea Tree Lemon comes from a hardy, bushy shrub with fine narrow leaves and small white to pink flowers. The wood was used extensively by the Maori people, and was fashioned into canoes, decks, poles, fish hooks, fishing rods and fish traps.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.