1st Edition

Tea Tree
The Genus Melaleuca




ISBN 9789057024177
Published February 23, 2004 by CRC Press
274 Pages

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Book Description

An up-to-date review of this popular medicinal plant genus, this book will be of interest to all those concerned with the study and use of medicinal plants and provides a comprehensive and contemporary overview of the status of tea tree.

Table of Contents

1. Behind the Names: The Botany of Tea Tree, Cajuput and Niaouli 2. Tea Tree Constituents 3. Cultivation of Tea Tree 4. Weed Management in Tea Tree Plantations 5. Insect Pests of Tea Tree: Can Plantation Pests be Managed? 6. Biomass and Oil Production of Tea Tree 7. Tea Tree Breeding 8. Tea Tree Oil Distillation 9. Biological Activity of Tea Tree Oil 10. Toxicology of Tea Tree Oil 11. Tea Tree Oil in Cosmeceuticals: From Head to Toe 12. Formulating for Effect 13. Tea Tree Oil Marketing Trends 14. Cajuput Oil 15. Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cavanilles) S.T. Blake, Niaouli 16. Potentially Commercial Melaleucas

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Biography

Southwell, Ian; Lowe, Robert