Tea Tree essential oil is created from a distillation of the ti tree, which grows on the coast of New South Wales, Australia. This oil produces a rather strong medicinal scent, which some find distasteful and others find comforting.
Many of the most used items in my medicine chest are not bought at the drug store. Why? Because there have been so many recalls in the last five to ten years I have become very leery of using over the counter, even some prescription, medicines.