Anti microbial activity of tea tree oil

52 pages
Code: 98-070
Published: 1 Jul 1999
Author(s): C F Carson, T V Riley
ISBN: 0-642-54099-3

This publication describes work which confirms and characterises the antimicrobial activity of the oil. It looks at the methods used to evaluate the oil as well as the spectrum of activity and mechanism of action. The project is part of RIRDC’s Tea Tree Oil Program which aims to support the continued development of a profitable tea tree oil industry. The results will undoubtedly enhance the profile of this unique Australian commodity.