History: The indigenous people of Australia have utilzed the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, native to the eastern part of the country, since time immemorial for a variety of purposes. Today it is one of the most widely used essential oils and is valued for its clean, refreshing fragrance. Usage: Use in aromatherapy. For other uses, consult a professional essential oil guide. Warnings: Keep out of reach of children. Not for internal use. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, are taking any medications, or have a medical condition, consult a doctor before use. Avoid contact with eyes, ears, mucous membranes and broken skin, even when diluted. May irritate skin. Discontinue use and consult your doctor if any adverse reactions occur. Flammable.