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Tea Tree Oil MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Tea Tree Oil
Tree Number(s)
D10.627.675.775
D10.627.700.940
D20.215.784.750.940
Unique ID
D020947
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020947
Scope Note
Essential oil extracted from MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (tea tree). It is used as a topical antimicrobial due to the presence of terpineol.
Entry Term(s)
Melaleuca alternifolia Oil
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Registry Number
68647-73-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Oils, tea-tree
Previous Indexing
Oils, Volatile (1990-1999)
Plant Oils (1990-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; TEA TREE OIL was indexed under OILS, VOLATILE & PLANT OILS 1993-1999
History Note
2000; use TEA TREE OIL (NM) 1993-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2016/06/16
Tea Tree Oil Preferred
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