Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Extract

Our database includes 378 products that contain Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Extract.

You should know

What it is



Good for Oily Skin


Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Extract comes from the Tea Tree, Melaleuca alternifolia, Myrtaceae. This tea tree is native to Australia.

Tea Leaf extract contains antimicrobial and anti-acne properties.

Tea tree extract is fragrant and contains volatiles such as linalool and limonene. These fragrance and terpinen components can cause skin sensitivity.

Learn more about the benefits of Tea Tree Oil here.

Also known as: Tea Tree Leaf Extract

Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Extract is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.3% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Perfuming, Skin Conditioning

Community Stats

223 people from our community have liked or disliked this ingredient.

Users who like it 💖

Often have the following skin types:

Oily Combination

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Oiliness • Fungal Acne • Acne • Hormonal Acne

Users who dislike it 💔

Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Dry

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Sensitivity • Redness • Hormonal Acne • Dryness

Where it's used

Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Extract is most often found as ingredient number 16 within an ingredient list.

Of the 7 products in our database that have a known concentration of Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Extract, we've seen concentrations from 0.1% to 78.4% specified within their ingredient lists.

These are the categories of products that use Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Extract the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 78000
  • EC #:  285-377-1
  • All Functions: Perfuming, Skin Conditioning
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.