I get Melaleuca Oil (Alternifolia) from the company, Melaleuca. Here is what they said:
The Six Properties of Melaleuca Oil
Melaleuca Oil’s antibacterial properties help prevent topical infection at the first sign of trouble.
Thanks to terpinene-4-ol, the "aah" sensation of Melaleuca Oil stops the scratching, which helps skin heal faster.
Melaleuca Oil moves quickly to the source of the problem.
Skin doesn’t feel raw after using our two grades of Melaleuca Oil.
Melaleuca Oil’s natural solvency helps dissolve dirt and stains.
The fragrance of Melaleuca Oil will comfort you with its pleasing
aroma (sometimes described
as a combination of eucalyptus