our favorite uses for tea tree oil

  • Problem Skin

    Apply 1 drop of Tea Tree Oil to a wet cotton ball. Apply lightly to problem skin to help reduce oil that can lead to blemishes. Remove with water.
  • Manicure/Pedicure

    Add a few drops to manicurist spray or cream for cuticle care and welcomed relief for cracked nails. Also known to help ward of fungus.
  • Scalp Treatment

    Mix a few drops of Tea Tree Oil into your favorite shampoo to break up product build up and excess hair oil. Leaves hair squeaky clean.
  • Baby Care

    Keep your diaper pail clean and fresh with a spray of Tea Tree Oil mixed with water. A naturally-effective, chemical-free way to help reduce odor.
  • Laundry Freshener

    Give clothes a natural, chemical-free boost of freshness when you add 2 teaspoons of pure oil to a regular load of laundry during the wash cycle.
  • Multi-Purpose Cleaner

    Add one teaspoon of oil to a gallon of water to clean windows, floors, tile and kitchen surfaces. Use on shower doors to prevent soap buildup.
  • Pest Control

    Household ants and other pests dislike Tea Tree Oil. Wipe surfaces with an oil and water solution at various points of entry, like window cabinets, to deter them.
  • Mold & Stain Remover

    Add 2 teaspoons of oil to 2 cups water. Spray on mold and wipe clean. For tougher stains like scruffmarks on floors, use pure oil on a damp cloth.
  • Toothbrush Cleaner

    Keep your toothbrush fresh and clean by applying a drop of Tea Tree Oil between uses. This helps ward off germs and bacteria to help it last longer.

Because of our commitment to purity and authenticity, every drop of our crystal-clear Tea Tree Oils can be traced back to Australia. As a proud member of the Australian Tea Tree Industry Association, Desert Essence works with eco-friendly and sustainable Australian plantations to source the only highest-grade oils. Thanks to this long-standing relationship, we are given first pick of the crop. Our oils are steam distilled, with no chemicals used during the extraction process. We inspect each and every batch, displaying our oils in clear bottles to show customers its superior quality. You’ll be surprised what just a few drops can do. Try it with our 30-day satisfaction guarantee for a truly green clean.

  • “I am a single mom of two active boys, and it is one of the most used products in my household.” — Ann
    Organic Tea Tree Oil
    Certified USDA Organic, steam distilled, and grown under environmentally sustainable practices. No chemicals, pesticides, or herbicides used.
  • 100% Australian Tea Tree Oil


    Use diluted with water to deep-clean pores and relieve redness.
  • Eco-Harvest® Tea Tree Oil


    Grown on environmentally responsible plantations without the use of pesticides, fungicides, or chemicals. Steam distilled.
  • Kinder To Skin Australian Tea Tree Oil


    Gentle-strength 20% Tea Tree oil suitable for sensitive skin types and minor skin irritations. Steam distilled with no use of chemicals.
  • Organic Lavender Tea Tree Oil


    Certified USDA Organic blend for use with skin or mixed with water to make surface cleanser with clean Lavender scent. Steam distilled with no use of chemicals.