|Tea tree is the common name for Melaleuca alternifolia, a tree in the family Myrtaceae, native to the subtropical coastal regions of New South Wales and Queensland, Australia. Tea tree oil is antimicrobial and is used in skin and oral hygiene products.
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Additional ABC Tea Tree Resources
Review of Herbal Preparations Used in Dentistry. HC #111314-495, April 30, 2014
Study Shows Tea Tree Oil and Johnson's® Baby Softwash™ Similarly Effective in Preventing MRSA Colonization in Critically Ill Adults. HC #121335-494. April 15, 2014
Applications of Tea Tree Oil in Dermatology. HC #081324-487, December 30, 2013.
Use of Herbal Preparations in Dermatology. HC #071062-412, November 15, 2015
Herbs Offer Help in Treatment of MRSA Staph Infections. HC #100392, February 26, 2010
Review of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants with Antimicrobial Properties. HC #070592-388, November 13, 2009
Effective Herbal Remedies for Herpes Simplex Infections. HC # 060293-386, October 15,2009
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