An exquisite and delightful essential oil with tangy pine-camphor notes of the more commonly known Tea Tree oil with a novel tease of uplifting citrus. Though they share part of the common name, they are not related by genus. Add it to suitable carrier oils for a bright, energizing massage blend or diffuse in kitchens and bathrooms to foster a wonderfully vibrant aroma.
Botanical Name: Leptospermum petersonii
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaves
Blends Well With: Lemon and other citruses
Aroma: Citrusy, sweet, likened to Lemongrass
Colour: Pale Yellow
This oil may interact with certain drugs, can cause skin sensitization, and is potentially teratogenic. Avoid while pregnant. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.
Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.