This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of tea tree oil. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing tea tree oil.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing tea tree oil. For practical information about using tea tree oil medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Melaleucae aetheroleum|
|English common name||Tea-tree oil|
|Botanical name||Melaleuca alternifolia (Maiden and Betche) Cheel|
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