tea tree oil(redirected from Melaleuca Tea tree oil)
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tea tree oil
The aromatic essential oil of Melaleuca alternifolia, used as a topical antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antifungal in a range of herbal medicines. Skin irritation may occur in some sensitized people exposed to the oil or if the oil is used in high concentrations.
See also: oil
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