Has anyone ever heard of Melaluca?

I recently heard of this company and I was wondering if anyone knows what it is.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Melaleuca, The Wellness Company is an international manufacturer and marketer of unique health, home, and personal care products. Our company was founded in 1985, and our name is taken from Melaleuca Alternifolia that produces a naturally powerful essential oil. This oil is used in many of Melaleuca's health care, pharmaceutical, personal care, and home care products.

    Since our founding, we also have developed almost 300 other products all using natural alternatives to grocery and drugstore brands, designed to help consumers live healthier lives. Our exceptional line of nutritional, home cleaning, and bath and body care products has enabled us to grow rapidly and be recognized as a leader in the wellness industry. Our corporate headquarters are in Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA, yet our influence extends around the world.

    With more than 1,600 employees, Melaleuca is a dynamic and growing private company located in Idaho Falls, Idaho. We have two manufacturing centers: in Eastern Idaho we have over 395,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space, as well as a 170,000 square foot plant in Knoxville, Tennessee, which services the Eastern U.S. and Canada. We have international offices in Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Japan. Our ever-ready customer support department has more than 400 employees who process up to 80,000 orders a day.

    Melaleuca's management team brings hundreds of years of product development and marketing expertise from companies such as Procter and Gamble, J.C. Penney, Delta Airlines, Lever Brothers, Cox Communications, Coca Cola, and Franklin Covey.

    Melaleuca is committed to helping families around the world find wellness. You can read more about the six areas of wellness in the "The Wellness Company" section of our website. Every day we carry out our mission of "Enhancing the lives of those we touch" by bringing exceptional products and wellness ideas to the people who need it most: your family.

    Throughout Melaleuca's 19 years the company has been fortunate to receive several significant awards, and be recognized for giving back to the community.

    We're especially proud of the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration -- our annual tribute to our nation's fallen war heroes and veterans. We're also proud of the fact that national magazines, like Inc., and organizations such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Boy Scouts of America, have honored us with their awards.

    We don't believe in trying to win accolades. We do believe in good corporate citizenship, practiced on a long-term and consistent basis. We try to lead by example, and we're gratified when our efforts are noticed.

    elaleuca has proven to be an American business success story over the past 19 years. Since our founding in 1985 to help the world discover the benefits of Melaleuca Oil, we have become the premier North American company in offering a broad range of wellness products. To view the highlights of our company history, scroll down the timeline below.

    1985 -- Melaleuca founded with just seven employees and one product-T36-C5 Melaleuca Oil.

    1990-94 -- Melaleuca is ranked among the Inc. 500 five years in a row before growing too large to qualify a sixth time. Melaleuca is one of just a handful of companies to be ranked five times with an "A" profit rating every year they appeared on the list.

    1991 -- Melaleuca is awarded the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Chip Enterprise Award. Melaleuca was singled out for its ability to succeed in the face of tremendous economic challenges.

    1991 -- Melaleuca begins its tradition of the Melaleuca Freedom Festival, a Fourth of July celebration that honors the sacrifices of millions of servicemen and their families on behalf of America. It has since grown to become the largest 4th of July fireworks display west of the Mississippi River.

    1992 -- Melaleuca opens its Knoxville TN manufacturing and distribution Center to better serve the Eastern United States.

    1993 -- Melaleuca introduces Vitality for Life, a wellness program designed to improve our customer's health and wellness with research-formulated products and nutritional supplements.

    1994 -- Melaleuca opens for business in Canada.

    1995 -- Melaleuca begins its Executive Travel service to pass on savings and discounts for airfare, hotel stays, and other vacation or business travel needs.

    1997 -- Melaleuca of Taiwan opens for business.

    1997 -- Melaleuca introduces PROVEXCV, completing more than two years of exhaustive research and clinical trials. The compelling evidence that proves the effectiveness of PROVEXCV in blood platelet inhibition is still growing today.

    1998 -- Melaleuca of Japan opens for business.

    1998 -- CEO Frank L. VanderSloot is given the distinguished Community Service Award by the Boy Scouts of America.

    1998 -- Idaho State University recognizes CEO Frank L. VanderSloot as Idaho's Business Leader of the Year.

    1999 -- Melaleuca partners with renowned fashion designer Nicole Miller to create a natural skin care and cosmetics line.

    2000 -- Melaleuca of Hong Kong opens for business.

    2001 -- CEO Frank L. VanderSloot is selected as the Ernst and Young Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year.

    2001 -- Melaleuca of Australia opens for business.

    2001 -- Melaleuca inducted into the Inc. 500 Hall of Fame.

    2002 -- Melaleuca of Korea opens for business.

    2003 -- Melaleuca of New Zealand opens for business.

    2003 -- Melaleuca of United Kingdom opens for business.

    To find out more about Melaleuca, contact the person who directed you to this site, or call

    1-800-742-2444.

    Corporate Contact Information:

    Melaleuca Headquarters

    3910 South Yellowstone Hwy.

    Idaho Falls, ID 83402

    Phone: 208-522-0700

    Phone Orders please call:

    1-800-282-3000

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  • 1 decade ago

    my in-laws sell melaluca. Of course I don't have the time to sell it myself but i buy the products. I love the air freshners, shampoo, lotions, and the oil. I used the oil on an abscessed tooth and it did wonder, It's also great for migraines. They have a wonderful line of protein shakes and smoothies. I highly recommend trying it yourself.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Tea tree, Autralian healing plant, Melaleuca alternifolia

    Dont know about the company, probably based on marketing the plant for its many uses

    It doesnt need to be fancy or expensive to work, but be aware, some people are allergic (like me) and get rashes

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  • 1 decade ago

    it is an Australian native tree, the oil distilled from the tree has great anti bacterial and anti fungal properties. WHO has recognised it uses. It has been known and used in Australia for 200 years by whites and far longer by the blacks.

    Tea tree oil is a yellowish green-tinged essential oil with a fresh camphoraceous odour. It is taken from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia which is native to the northeast coast of New South Wales, Australia. The oil is claimed to have beneficial cosmetic and medical properties (including antiseptic and antifungal action).

    The term "tea tree oil" is somewhat of a misnomer since Melaleuca alternifolia is a paperbark rather than a tea tree (genus Leptospermum). Tea tree oil should also not be confused with tea oil, the sweetish seasoning and cooking oil from pressed seeds of the tea plant Camellia sinensis or the tea oil plant Camellia oleifera.

    Tea tree oil has been recognized as a potent antiseptic in Australia anecdotally for much longer than there has been scientific evidence. However, recent studies support a role for tea tree oil in skin care and treatment of various ailments.

    Tea tree oil is a known antifungal agent, effective in vitro against multiple dermatophytes found on the skin.In vivo, shampoo with 5% tea tree oil has been shown to be an effective treatment for dandruff due to Malassezia furfur, the most common cause of the condition.

    Effectiveness of topical tea tree oil preparations for Candidiasis is supported by their ability to kill Candida in vitro.

    In the treatment of moderate acne, topical application of 5% tea tree oil has shown an effect comparable to 5% benzoyl peroxide with less risk of adverse drug reaction, albeit with slower onset of action.

    Tea-tree oil is also effective for treating bug bites, boils and minor wounds. It may cause less of a stinging sensation than some other antiseptics

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  • 1 decade ago

    nope, have not heard of Melaluca.

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  • Ibredd
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    1 decade ago

    They sell health products including soaps etc. have for years.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I heard about this http://besthealth.go.cc

    under better business bureau

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    All I know it that it stinks to high heaven and gives me a ringing headache

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  • 1 decade ago

    Yes...great stuff...many uses.

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  • 1 decade ago

    it is a pyramid scam.beware.

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