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tea tree

any of various myrtaceous trees of the genus Leptospermum, of Australia and New Zealand, that yield an oil used as an antiseptic
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tea tree

tea tree

A disinfectant 30 times more powerful than carbolic acid. Dissolves pus and inhibits bacterial growth. Used externally as anti-fungal and antiseptic for parasites, skin diseases, wounds, acne, ringworm, athlete’s foot. Few drops in water for gargling, mouth and gum cleansing, vaginal cleansing of candida etc. Not recommended taken internally. Long thin leaves, white flowers in spikes, cup-shaped fruit.
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Tea trees tend to absorb the scents and qualities of the plants growing around them.
THE CLAIM: Tea tree oil contains an anti-bacterial agent that is supposed to kill zit-causing bacteria.
Polevoy has found that some people can be allergic to tea tree oil.
TEA tree oil was used as a medicinal remedy by Aborigines in Australia thousands of years ago.
We take a look here at the many beauty benefits tea tree has to offer.
Russian scientists visited here in the 1980s and declared these tea trees to be the oldest specimens in the world, however, no scientific assessment has been published to date.
These Suoi Giang old wild tea tree teas have a high reputation for their downy spring buds, which give them their name of Shan Thuyet, which means "mountain snow.
The oldest tea trees, like the oldest ginseng roots, are believed to possess great amounts of Qi, or life force, and their leaves contain abundant antioxidants.
Anyone not already a pu-erh aficionado is invited to seek out a cup of tea made with leaves from one of China's oldest tea trees .