FAQs

We’re here to help, below are popular questions that are frequently asked. Feel free to contact us if you don’t find your question below.

What do i do if i swallow tea tree oil?

Tea tree oil is toxic if ingested in large enough quantities and is classified in Australia as a Schedule 6 Poison. The Tea Tree Oil contained in oral products such as toothpastes and mouthwashes is not considered problematic since it is expelled from the mouth and not swallowed. NATTo recommends contacting the poisons information centre in your area immediately and seek urgent medical attention if tea tree oil is ingested.

Special consideration needs to be given to the use of Tea Tree Oil during pregnancy and breast-feeding, it is generally not recommended.

IS TEA TREE OIL SAFE FOR SENSITIVE SKIN?

As we are all different and have different reactions NATTo highly recommends the skin patch test prior to use of undiluted tea tree oil. To perform a skin patch test, place a single drop of the oil on your wrist leave for 24-48 hours. If you experience any signs of irritation, redness or swelling, discontinue use.

IS TEA TREE OIL SAFE FOR MY BABY’S SKIN?

NATTo do not recommend the use of any essential oil including tea tree oil on children under the age of 2. For children aged 2-14 we recommend the use of a skin patch test prior to use.

IS TEA TREE OIL SAFE IN THE BATH?

In small amounts ie: 2-5 drops only; tea tree oil is safe for use in your bath water. Tea tree oil has antiviral and antibacterial properties. Therefore, a bath in water mixed with tea tree oil can be helpful in reducing many skin conditions.

CAN I BUY NATTo PRODUCTS IN THE SHOPS?

TJ Maxx stores stock the NATTo range as well as selected boutique stores.
Please feel free to contact us directly.

DO ANY OF YOUR PRODUCTS CONTAIN PALM OIL?

Our tagline “As nature intended” isn’t merely a slogan, it’s a commitment by NATTo. NATTo’s clean, green, environmentally friendly approach not only applies to our plantations and the way we protect the environment it carries through to our sustainable farming practices and to how we manufacture our beautiful range of body care products. No Parabens, no added chemicals, no palm oil and no hidden nasties

DO YOU TEST YOUR PRODUCTS ON ANIMALS?

No we don't! However we do love to test them on ourselves and the boss especially loves the new foot cream. Each new NATTo product goes through months of clinical trials to test shelf-life, stability, packaging compatibility and efficiency. We do all this to ensure we create the highest quality tea tree oil based products.

IS THE TEA TREE OIL FACE WASH SAFE FOR SKIN WITH ROSACEA?

While there are no clinical trials on the use of tea tree oil for Rosacea, tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca oil, contains powerful antiseptic properties and is well-known for its ability to treat skin conditions. Tea tree oil is a natural product for your skin and can support your health in so many other ways. Our Pure NATTo Tea tree oil is 100% natural, free from chemicals and any other nasties, direct from our plantation to you "As Nature Intended."

CAN I USE THE TEA TREE OIL ON MY DOGS SORES?

Dogs can suffer many of the same diseases as humans; tea tree oil may be of assistance in the treatment of arthritis, fleas, dermatitis, lice and parasites. When using tea tree oil for animals, it should always be diluted; full strength tea tree oil should never be used on pets. The oil should be kept away from their eyes.

IS THE SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER SAFE FOR MY CHILDRENS HAIR?

Absolutely, our moisturising shampoo & conditioners are safe for the entire family. Vitamin enriched with the healing benefits of Vitamin E and tea tree oil.