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tea tree

a tall shrub or small tree, Leptospermum scoparium, of the myrtle family, native to New Zealand and Australia, having silky foliage when young, and bell-shaped, white flowers: often planted to prevent beach erosion.
Origin of tea tree
1750-60; so called from the use of its leaves as an infusion Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for tea tree
  • Adding a few drops of tea tree oil to daily saline spray seems to help as well.
  • Antifungal and antibacterial essential oils include tea tree, lavender and lemon.
  • For a quick zit fix, try soaking a cotton swab in cider vinegar and a drop of tea tree oil.
  • For ants, tea tree oil or eucalyptus oil always works.
  • Oil from the tea tree is used in shampoos and skin care products and to treat skin infections.
British Dictionary definitions for tea tree

tea tree

any of various myrtaceous trees of the genus Leptospermum, of Australia and New Zealand, that yield an oil used as an antiseptic
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