We are delighted to highlight to you one of the most popular and sought-after essential oils in our collection, Lemon Tea Tree Oil, Leptospermum petersonii.
Lemon Tea Tree is a rounded shrub 4m in height by 3m in width. It has simple leaves, 20-40mm long, with a distinctive citrus aroma. The white flowers bloom during spring and summer and later give rise to woody capsules.
The terminal branches and leaves are harvested at intervals during December, January and March. Our Lemon Tea Tree Oil originates from the KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa, and has an intense, fresh, sweet citrus aroma profile and will impart a sweet freshness to formulations.
Properties, benefits & uses
Lemon Tea Tree Oil’s versatility offers fragrance and pharmaceutical benefits in many applications, its characteristics making it an essential ingredient for perfumers and aromatherapy teams worldwide. Personal care, pharmaceutical, natural perfumery and household industries could all make use of Lemon Tea Tree Oil for the natural characteristics it has to offer, the feeling of freshness and its aromatic warmth and spicy-herbaceous profile.
Its pharmacological properties include antifungal and antibacterial. It is also used within household products due to its insecticidal properties.
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