What some have termed medicinal, Melaleuca honey comes from Melaleuca trees located on the edge of the Big Island of Hawaii. Specifically, it is a tea tree is related to the Manuka - from Australia. As a biproduct of their close relation, Melaleuca and Manuka honey share a wide range of the same therapeutic phenolic acids. Melaleuca is well know for its topical properties. It is often purchased because it crystalizes at a relatively warm temperature thereby lending itself to be used as an exfoliant or face mask.