Australian Tea Tree
Optima Australian Tea Tree: A range of Tea Tree products for the whole family
The extensive selection of Australian Tea Tree products from Optima are continually batch tested to ensure they conform to strict quality guidelines, which are over and above industry standards. Ideal for skin abrasions, blemishes, flaky scalp, and breakouts of Acne, Australian Tea Tree is nature's powerful antibacterial solution!
What is Tea Tree?
The Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) gets it's name from 18th century sailors, who once used the plants leaves to create Tea with an aroma similar to Nutmeg. Tree Tree's predominantly grow in various parts of Australia, which include New South Wales and Queensland, and the cleansing and protective properties of it's oil (derived from the leaves of the Tea Tree) were first discovered over 6,000 years ago by the Aborigines.
Australian Tea Tree Oil (ATTO) is highly regarded for its powerful antiseptic properties and ability to treat wounds. It's natural anti-inflammatory actions have made it an Essential Oil that many people now keep within their medicine cabinet. It’s even become an increasingly popular active ingredient in a variety of cosmetic products, such as the Optima Australian Tea Tree range of creams, Body lotions, Soaps and Shampoo, which all contain the highest quality Tea Tree that is grown and harvested in rural farming counties of Australia.