Myrtaceae comes next with Eucalyptus, which forms three-fourths of the forests, and Melaleuca; both are absent from New Caledonia and New Zealand; a few species of the former extend to New Guinea and one of the latter to Malaya.
There is much less moisture, and the flora is of a less tropical character than farther north; it has some Polynesian and New Zealand affinities, and on the west coast a partially Australian character; on the higher hills it is stunted; on the lower, however, there are fine .grass lands, and a scattered growth of niaulis (Melaleuca viridiflora), useful for its timber, bark and cajeput oil.
The only important exports, however, are cajeput oil, a sudorific distilled from the leaves of the Melaleuca Cajuputi or white-wood tree; and timber.
On the eastern side the plains and rocky ridges, where not artificially cleared, are occupied by shaggy and often sombre forests mainly composed of the following genera: Eucalyptus (gum tree), Casuarina, Bursaria, Acacia, Leptospermum, Drimys, Melaleuca, Dodonaea, Notolea, Exocarpus, Hakea, Epacris, Xanthorrhoea, Frenela.
Australian farmers grow Melaleuca or tea trees on plantation throughout the northeast coast of New South Wales.
Tea tree oil comes from the Australian plant, melaleuca alternifolia.
Tea tree oil is an essential oil derived from the Melaleuca alternifolia plant in Australia.
Another naturally occurring antiseptic is tea tree oil (Melaleuca spp.), which can be mixed with water for cleaning wounds.
A soak in tea tree oil (Melaleuca alternaifolia) or the application of gel from the aloe vera plant can also be useful in alleviating itching and in drying the blisters of poison plant rash.
Tea tree oil (Melaleuca spp.), thuja (Thuja occidentalis), and lavender (Lavandula officinalis) are the most common.
These include aloe (Aloe barbadensis), oil of St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum), calendula (Calendula officinalis), comfrey (Symphytum officinale), and tea tree oil (Melaleuca spp.).
Aromatherapy remedy: Inhaling a steaming mixture of lemon oil, thyme oil, eucalyptus, and tea tree oil (Melaleuca spp.).
Tea tree oil is made from the leaves of the Melaleuca tree.
Tea tree oil is derived form the leaves of the Melaleuca tree through a process of distillation.
Tea tree oil comes from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifoliais tree native to Australia.
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