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Everything You Need To Know About The Benefits Of Tea Tree Oil
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Common Facts About Tea Tree (melaleuca alternifolia): 

  • the melaleuca plant is part of the Myrtaceae family
  • the most common plant is a small shrub or tree
  • this plant is indigenous to Australia but is now grown in many other countries
  • the leaves are steam distilled, to obtain the essential oil
  • its scent is medicinal and herbal

Tea tree oil is best known for its antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. It has shown to be effective against Staphylococcus strains, including MRSA, and Streptococcus strains. If using the oil neat (undiluted) it may irritate sensitive skin, so it’s recommended that a patch test is done prior to using.

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There are a number of ailments which tea tree oil can aid in recovery:

 Acne (acne vulgaris):

Apply a drop of oil directly to the affected area, add to a natural facial cleanser, or add to distilled water to make a facial toner.

Athletes Foot (tinea pedis):

After cleaning your feet well, apply the oil neat to the affected area, add a few drops to a foot bath or add a few drops to a lotion or baking soda base, and apply to the feet.

Chicken pox:

It can be applied to the rash and blisters as tea tree oil relieves itching.

Colds and Flu

The oil can be applied on the back, chest, and feet in a lotion base, along with other expectorant and antiviral oils such as eucalyptus and thyme.

Cold sores (herpes labialis)

Apply a couple drops of oil directly to the sore with a cotton swab.

Cuts and scrapes:

The oil can be applied neat to the area then covered with a bandage.

Gum inflammation:

Add 3-5 drops of tea tree oil to the water and gargle it. Peppermint essential oil can also be added to improve the taste of the tea tree oil. Be sure not to swallow the mixture. Add one drop of tea tree oil to clean your toothbrush too.

Insect Bites:

To disinfect the area and help with the itching, add tea tree oil directly to the bite. (including flea, mosquito, horse fly bites).

Lice:

The oil can be added to a gentle, unscented shampoo and conditioner. A few drops can also be added to the laundry when bedding is washed. Be sure you’re combing through yours or your child’s hair with a finely toothed metal comb.

Sinuses:

As above for colds.

Warts:

Apply a drop of oil, neat, directly to the wart.

Yeast infections (candidiasis or thrush):

Add 7-10 drops of oil to a bath, up to your pelvic bone, and soak for 10-15 minutes. A few drops can also be added to a panty liner.

Additional types of infections include eczema, herpes simplex, nail infections, ringworm, earaches, allergies and scabies, for which tea tree oil can be beneficial.

 

If you don't like too many chemicals found in many commercial cleaning products, you can use this for cleaning. It can be used against molds, for general cleaning spray, add it to the dish liquid soap, mixed up for cleaning your laundry and can be used as an antiseptic spray.

Tea tree oil is a common essential oil also used in everyday natural home remedies.

Here Are The Top Popular Uses:

Acne Face Mask:

Tea tree oil is considered one of the most effective home remedies for acne, as studies show it’s just as effective as benzoyl peroxide, minus the associated negative side effects that people encounter when using benzoyl peroxide such as red, dried and peeling skin.

Create a homemade face mask by combining 1 tablespoon honey with 2 teaspoons of tea tree oil. Apply to your face and leave it on for about 10-15 minutes, once finished, rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Shampoo and Conditioner:

Tea tree oil has the ability to soothe dry flaking skin, remove dandruff and used for a treatment of lice.

To make a tea tree oil shampoo, simply mix a few drops of lavender oil with several drops of tea tree oil, aloe vera gel, and coconut milk. For conditioner, add 5 drops of tea tree oil to one egg and 2 tablespoons of olive oil and mix thoroughly. Apply this mixture to damp hair for 5-10 minutes, then rinse. This is a tea tree oil hair conditioner.

Deodorant:

Deodorize your body. Given tea tree oil has antimicrobial properties; it has the ability to destroy the bacteria on your skin that causes body odor.

Melt coconut oil over low heat, remove and add tea tree oil. Once mixed, stir in baking soda.

Toothpaste and Mouthwash:

Say goodbye to bad breath and hello to fresh breathe. Tea tree oil is known to be effective when killing off bacteria (which prevents bad breath from happening) and at the same time soothe inflamed skin.

Simply add a drop of tea tree oil in lukewarm water and swish around your mouth, through your teeth. Repeat 1-2 times daily. For homemade toothpaste, mix together tea tree oil with coconut oil and baking soda.

Garbage Spray:

With just a dash of tea tree oil, the awful garbage smell will magically disappear. It also will help to prevent bacteria from growing.

For extra odor killing power, add ¼-1/2 teaspoon of tea tree oil to a half or one cup of baking soda, and mix. Pour this recipe into a shaker and shake into the bottom of a fresh bag to help keep the odor down.

Muscular Pain, Aches, and Sprains:

Because of its strong chemical properties can work as an anti-inflammatory and also encourage blood flow to a specific area, which speeds up the healing process and increases the rate of new tissue and cellular growth.

Washing Machine Cleaner:

Simply add 10-15 drops of tea tree oil to an empty drum and run it on the hot cycle to get rid of any bacteria or odor.

If you don't like too many chemicals found in many commercial cleaning products, you can use this for cleaning. It can be used against molds, for general cleaning spray, add it to the dish liquid soap, mixed up for cleaning your laundry and can be used as an antiseptic spray.

Tea tree oil is a great everyday essential you should have in your kitchen cabinet. With it’s powerful and beneficial healing properties, tea tree oil is one useful substance.

Side Effects of Tea Tree Oil:

Although, tea tree oil is considered generally safe and doesn’t cause side effects, in rare cases, people with sensitive skin may form a minor allergenic. Please note, as tea tree oil can be used topically and aromatically, it is not to be used internally. The side effects of consuming tea tree oil can be quite serious, and they include hallucinations, severe rashes, drowsiness, coma, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach upset and blood cell abnormalities.

 


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