Info Tea Tree Oil
100% Australian Tea Tree Oil – only for diluting in other oils
Tea Tree Oil must be mixed according to the instructions below before use.
It should not be used on children under 3 years of age.
IMPORTANT: Tea Tree Oil and blends containing Tea Tree Oil can cause allergic reactions. The following precautions should be taken to reduce the risk of allergic reactions:
Tea Tree Oil should only be used on skin and should not be ingested. Keep away from open flames and sparks.
Do not use Tea Tree Oil on rashes, irritated/damaged skin, or areas around the lips or eyes. Do not use if you are allergic to limonene and linalool. Test for an allergic reaction before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
Mixing Instructions: Dilute 100% Tea Tree Oil in a 1:100 ratio before applying to the skin.
Use a fresh, unopened food-grade vegetable oil for dilution.
1 drop for 10 ml of vegetable oil
3 drops for 20 ml of vegetable oil
6 drops for 40 ml of vegetable oil
9 drops for 60 ml of vegetable oil
It may be stored for up to 6 months after mixing. Store in a dark, cool location in a glass or steel container. Note! Tea Tree Oil dissolves certain types of plastic. Never allow the product or mixture to come in contact with plastic materials.
Allergy test: Test on clean, dry skin using two drops of Tea Tree Oil on a cotton swab applied to a small area of your forearm. Once the product has fully dried, repeat the test on the same area. In the event of a reaction within 48 hours – rinse thoroughly with water immediately and do not use the product. Testing for allergy is not a guarantee that an allergic reaction will not occur in the future. Contact your physician if you have any doubts.
Warnings for undiluted Tea Tree Oil: Harmful if ingested. The product can be life threatening if it gets in the respiratory tract. Causes skin irritation and can cause allergic skin reaction. Prevent contact with eyes as this results in serious eye irritation. Flammable liquid and vapour. Do not discard down the drain.
First aid measures:
General: In case of doubt or if symptoms persist, seek medical advice.
In case of ingestion: Call a physician or Poison Control Centre immediately.
In case of contact with eyes: Remove contact lenses. Flush with water for at least 15 minutes.
In case of skin contact with undiluted oil: Rinse the skin thoroughly with lukewarm water.
Reaction during use: In the event of itching or a rash forming on the skin, immediately rinse with water thoroughly and discontinue use, as this may be an indication of a more serious reaction. Consult a physician before resuming use. If you experience a quick-spreading rash, dizziness, shortness of breath or swollen skin, rinse immediately with lukewarm water and seek emergency medical care. Consult a physician if you experience itching, rash, swollen skin or exuding wounds after use. Then contact Australian Bodycare.