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Tisserand Aromatherapy Organic Pure Essential Oil, Tea-Tree (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tisserand Aromatherapy Organic Pure Essential Oil, Tea-Tree (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 04, 2016 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Tisserand Aromatherapy Organic Pure Essential Oil, Tea-Tree (2016 formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
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Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Oil

Directions from packaging:

There are various ways to use essential oils, whether for their therapeutic properties, to enhance well-being or purely for pleasure. Massage: There is nothing quite like a massage to make you feel soothed or energized. As pure essential oils should not be applied directly to the skin, they need to be diluted first. To do this, mix up to 5 drops of pure essential oil, or blend of oils, per 10mls (one tablespoon) of vegetable oil or lotion blending base. Bathing: Bathing with pure essential oils is one of the easiest and most enjoyable forms of therapy. Just before getting into a full bath, add 8-10 drops of essential oil, or blend of oils, then agitate the water to disperse. While you relax in the bath, the skin absorbs a small amount of oil and the heat of the water slowly evaporates the rest. Vaporization: The evaporative properties of pure essential oils make them ideal for use in a vaporizer. To create the ambience of your choice, simply add 6-12 drops of essential oil to your favorite Tisserand vaporizer - perfect for the home or workplace. Inhalation: Some pure essential oils, such as eucalyptus with its wonderful clearing properties, are ideal for inhalation. Add 3-5 drops of pure essential oil to a bowl of very hot water (not boiling) and inhale the vapor for 5-10 minutes. If this method is not convenient, simply add 1-2 drops of essential oil to a tissue and inhale - ideal if you are out and about. Best kept refrigerated and used within one year of opening.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not use undiluted on the skin. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with sensitive areas, such as eyes. Please note: Residents of California, this item is not Proposition 65 compliant. Please read for further details.

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