More commonly known as “Tea Tree,” Melaleuca essential oil
has over 92 different compounds and limitless applications.
The leaves of the Melaleuca tree were used by the Aborigines
of Australia for centuries. They would crush the leaves and
inhale the oil to promote clear breathing and apply the leaves
directly to the skin to help with recovery. Melaleuca is best known
for its purifying properties. It can be used to cleanse and purify
the skin and nails and to promote a clear, healthy complexion.
Taken internally, Melaleuca enhances immunity when seasonal
threats are high, and Melaleuca can be used on surfaces
throughout the home to protect against environmental threats.
Melaleuca is frequently used on minor skin irritations to soothe
the skin and help it recover quickly. Diffusing Melaleuca will
help purify and freshen the air.
• For occasional skin irritations, apply 1–2 drops of
Melaleuca essential oil onto affected area.
• Add 1–2 drops to water, citrus drinks, or veggie caps to
• Combine 1–2 drops with your facial cleanser or
moisturizer for added cleansing properties, or apply to
skin after shaving to prevent razor burn.
• Apply to fingernails and toenails after showering to purify
and strengthen nails.
• Add a few drops to a spray bottle with water and use on
surfaces to protect against environmental threats.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute
with dōTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin
sensitivity. See additional precautions below.
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are
pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your
physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive