AgriFutures Tea Tree Oil Program RD&E Snapshot
You know you pay a tea tree oil levy, but did you know the AgriFutures Tea Tree Oil Program is responsible for managing and investing...
Published: 4 Feb 2010
Author(s): Carson, CF, Edmondson, M, Carville, K, Newall, N, Smith, J, Riley, TV
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This RIRDC report details the results of a pilot study investigating whether tea tree oil is a useful wound treatment product. It is important because tea tree oil is used widely for this purpose despite a lack of comprehensive evidence that it is beneficial.
The results of this study begin to address this knowledge void and further support the use of tea tree oil as a wound care agent. This report also helps to fine tune the study designs most likely to succeed in future work examining the use of tea tree oil in wound care products.