by Candace Hunter and Sue Sierralupé
Tea Tree, fondly known as Melaleuca by millions, is a powerful herbal medicine gifted to us from its native Australia. Come with The Practical Herbalist’s on an expedition into Tea Tree’s garden of health in this volume of The Practical Herbalist’s Herbal Folio series. You’ll learn about Tea Tree’s power to heal, including gaining insight into the specific properties and constituents Tea Tree uses to fight bacteria, fungus, and encourage healing. We’ll visit the garden for information on growing Melaleuca alternifolia and tips on choosing the best essential oil of Tea Tree; discover ideas for good housekeeping with Tea Tree; look into how Tea Tree can help care for the animals you love; learn about the history, folklore, myth and magic of Tea Tree; and recognize important cautions pertaining to the use of Tea Tree essential oil for humans and animals alike. This volume includes the features you expect from The Practical Herbalist’s Herbal Folio series, including recipes to get you started, references for more investigation, and a printable Quick Facts page you can use as a handout when teaching others about this powerful herb.
For more information on Tea Tree, purchase a copy of Tea Tree: Liquid First Aid. This Herbal Folio contains expanded information, including:
- Medicinal Properties
- Conditions best helped by Tea Tree
- Gardening and Gathering
- Animal Husbandry
- Household Formulas
- History, Folklore, Myth, and Magic
- A Printable Quick Facts Card
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