OBO ID: CHEBI:83629
Term Name: tea tree oil Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • extract from Melaleuca alternifolia
  • extract from tea tree
  • Melaleuca alternifolia extract
  • Melaleuca alternifolia oil
  • Melaleuca extract
  • Melaleuca oil
  • tea tree extract
  • TTO
Definition: An essential oil consisting of approximately one hundred hydrocarbon and terpenoid components obtained by steam distillation from the leaves and terminal branchlets of the tea tree, Melaleuca alternifolia; the yield of oil is typically 1-2% of wet plant material weight. The main components are 4-terpineol (40%), gamma-terpinene (23%), alpha-terpinene (10%), 1,8-cineole (5%), terpinolene (3%), and p-cymene (3%).
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Ontology: Chebi
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