Tea Tree oil is an effective antiseptic anti-bacterial and anti-fungal and is used in a wide range of products. All Lanes Tea Tree products contain the higher quality pharmaceutical grade tea tree oil for maximum benefit. Lanes Tea Tree oil is extracted from the Melaleuca Alternifolia an Australian plant which has been recognised as one of nature’s most versatile plants and has been widely used amongst Aborigines for around 4000 years. This particular plant is native to a small region of northern New South Wales and is cultivated specifically to produce this valuable oil. Lanes Tea Tree oil is a versatile essential oil with powerful antiseptic anti-bacterial and anti-fungal benefits. The oil can be applied directly to the skin or it can be diluted with sweet almond oil or wheatgerm oil for those with sensitive skin. In this form it can be used for aromatherapy massage.