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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2005 1:47 pm 
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Has anyone ever heard of Melaleuca products? They do not have toxic chemicals in them, and I use them because they are good. But I have never heard anyone refer to them as organic. I wonder - are non-toxic and organic the same thing in regard to cleaners?

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Just got a newsletter from Texas Organic Nursery. They now carry this product. I'm sure the Somervilles could answer your question. 254-562-2683 (Mexia).

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The Australian melaleuca alternifolia is where we get most of our tea tree oil. I'm a huge advocate of tea tree oil for a broad spectrum of things as it is antibacterial and antifungal. Any scratch, scrape, rash, etc. in my house gets it immediately including spider bites.

The company itself is global and after looking at a lot of their products it seems they are on the right track product-wise. Call Dwayne Somerville and talk with him or you can check out their website at www.melaleuca.com.

Natural, organic and non-toxic are not the same things. You have to take them with a grain of salt and use your own common sense.

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I have used them. A few of the products are good, but some of the cleaners seem to have an un-natural chemical-like odor to them. Another thing is thet they are a multi-lebel marketing company which has good points and bad points... The good thing is they do not have to lessen quality for the sake of stockholders, but many would rather not have auto-ship to get their products at a decent price.
The candles they sell are soy, but the scents are not from essential oils (last time I checked).
What is wrong with baking soda, hydrogen peroxinde, and vinegar? They are certainly less money! That being said, I do like the convenience of a pre-mixed product. Mrs Meyers is my favorite.
I really did not care fot the ingredients in their body care products (I have somewhat sensitive skin at times)... However, I must admit their melaleuca oil is the finest I have ever used. It takes the sting of fire ant bites away faster than anything other tea tree oil product I have ever used!

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