Tea Tree Lemon Scented Essential oil is a cousin of Tea Tree oil, Melaleuca alternifolia, has been used for its healing powers for over 1,000 years, though the commercial Tea Tree industry didn’t begin until the 1920s. The leaves of the Tea Tree were used traditionally for different skin conditions, and the oil gained popularity in the 20th century for its use in aromatherapy.
Tea Tree Lemon scented essential oil or Leptospermum petersonii is a small tree that is grown naturally in New South Wales and Queensland in Australia. It’s popular as a garden plant thanks to its enjoyable aroma and aesthetic appeal. Tea Tree Lemon Scented essential oil is extracted by the steam distillation of the leaves and branches.
The delicate and sweet lemon top note of Tea Tree Lemon Scented essential oil creates a fresh and clean aroma that many people prefer to regular Tea Tree’s more medicinal scent. This lemony oil is credited as an anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and sedative.
Emotionally, pure Tea Tree Lemon Scented essential oil can clear the mind to assist in concentration. It can also banish stress and depression by supporting positive emotions. Many parents enjoy the benefits of Tea Tree Lemon Scented essential oil to purify the air and help energetic children relax as this oil is both calming and sedating.
Physically, Tea Tree Lemon Scented essential oil has effective healing capabilities similar to antibiotics. It can battle infections, support clearer skin, and even deter insects. It’s has been used as a substitute to citronella due to it’s high citral content. The antimicrobial properties of this essential oil provide strong protection against colds and the flu, especially when diffused into the surrounding atmosphere with essential oils like, Eucalyptus and Lavender.