Teatree oil is usually produced, manufactured and marketed in the following forms.
(1) 100% pure teatree oil . Which is as indicated, 100% pure unadulterated teatree oil
(2) Water soluable teatree oil . This is a percentage mix of teatree oil, added to a base or carrier of alcohol
or an ethyl alcohol solution. This form is able to mix or disperse in water. It will be labled as 25% w/s or w/v (water soluable
or whole volume) The mix may be 15% or 50% depending on the manufacturer. In simple terms the figure means that 25% or 50%
of the bottle quantity is actually teatree oil, the balance a solution.
(3) Tea tree oil mix. This is usually a mix of tea tree oil and a form of carrier oil such as almond or wheatgerm . This
is not water soluable.In other words it will not mix with water. The ratios of content will be similar to those outlined in
the water soluable indicator above.
(4) Tea Tree fragrant oil . This is simply a fragrent oil base usually of a solution carrier with a synthetic or pure
teatree fragrence added . This oil is of no therapeutic or medicinal value and is usually labled as a fragrant oil..