Mundipharma today launched its 100% Melaleuca Oil – the latest product in the mundicare® range. Melaleuca oil, otherwise known as tea tree oil, is distilled from the leaves of the shrub Melaleuca alternifolia.

Melaleuca oil has a long history of traditional use dating back to the Indigenous Australians of the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales.  Indigenous Australians were the first to use crushed melaleuca leaves and a binding mud mixture to support the healing of skin irritations, minor wounds, abrasions and insect bites and stings.

We grow and distil our melaleuca oil from a single origin in the Northern New South Wales region of Australia. Our farmers have refined the extraction process over more than 10 years to develop the finest quality oil from the melaleuca plants.  Harvest and distillation is now completed in just two hours, safeguarding the purity of the oil.

John Fitzgerald, who has been farming melaleuca oil since the late 1980s, says “It’s a very clinical exercise in terms of its handling.  The oil never touches anything but stainless steel. Melaleuca oil has a wonderful array of actions, it can be formulated into a whole range of products.”

mundicare® 100% melaleuca oil contains approximately 45% more of the major antimicrobial agent than Australian and International standards require and provides the oil’s anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties.[1]

Anna Dousdebes, Pharmacist and Scientific Advisor, Mundipharma, states, “The medicinal benefits of melaleuca oil have been researched for over 70 years with the antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties of the oil well recognised.”

The powerful properties of melaleuca oil can be used to help with the management of acne, minor cuts, insect bites & stings and topical fungal infections such as athlete’s foot.  mundicare® is dedicated to bringing you the best of what nature has to offer.

“I am delighted to add the 100% Melaleuca Oil to our product range.” said Joern Packross, Mundipharma’s Business Unit Director of Consumer Health.  “We are proud of the product, the process and to be able to offer a natural Australian product.”


100% Melaleuca Oil is available in leading pharmacies nationally.


For media inquiries please contact:

Meriana Baxter

Mb. 0428 062 471



For product information please contact:

Joern Packross

Mb. 0457 700 467




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[1] In comparison to ISO 4730:2017 and AS 2782-2009