Tea Tree Oil is extracted from Melaleuca Alternifolia of the Myrtaceae family. This oil is one of the most used essential oils and popular for its wonderful healing properties. Extracted from the leaves and twigs by the process of steam distillation, it has a light, spicy and rather pungent smell. It is considered as mood elevator and hence helps combat fatigue as well as depression. The health benefits of tea tree essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antibacterial and antimicrobial.