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Tea Tree

  • Zimbabwe
  • Organic
  • Essential oil

Melaleuca alternifolia

Commercial name: Organic Essential Oil of Tea Tree
Botanical name: Melaleuca alternifolia
Origin: Zimbabwe
Processing method: Steam distillation of the leaves and twigs.
Organic status: EU and NOP

INCI name: Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil
EINECS-CAS: 85085-48-9
Alternative CAS: 68647-73-4
EC: 285-377-1
REACH registration number: 01-2120743651-57-0010

Odour: Warm, spicy yet fresh.
Appearance: clear colourless to pale yellow mobile liquid

Relative density (20°C): 0.885 to 0.906
Refractive index (20°C): 1.475 to 1.482
Optical rotation (20°C): +5° to +15°
Flash point: 56°C

Terpinen-4-ol: 30% to 48%
Gamma-Terpinene: 10% to 28%
Alpha-Terpinene: 5% to 13%
Alpha-Terpineol: 1.5% to 8%

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