Australian tea tree oil is an extremely effective antiseptic. Now, the new Wacker Chemie AG technology of microencapsulation in cyclodextrin has opened up a broad range of uses for this oil, once known for its strong smell. Cyclodextrins are ring-shaped sugar molecules comprising several interlinked glucose units. It can be utilized in cosmetics, household products and more, according to the company.
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