Tea tree oil has become a popular natural ingredient in Many shampoos, face soaps and ointments because of its amazing healing powers. This skin miracle comes from Australia, where over 300 species of tea trees naturally grow.They boiled the leaves of the tea tree to make tea and antiseptic poultices that treated cuts, wounds, and skin infections. Now a days it is easily available as an essential oil, and it treats a variety of conditions. Its has antiseptic properties, tea tree oil is handy to keep around the house to help with those everyday cuts, bruises, and irritations.
Usage and Tips :
Acne Prone Skin: Mix 10-15 drops of tea tree oil with two ounces of jojoba cream to clear skin blemishes or simply Dab it on pimples, It will disinfect and dry them out.
body odor: A small amount added to your bath can help with persistent body odor.
Cold or Flu Symptoms: Add 2 cups Epsom salt and 10-15 drops tea tree oil to a hot bath.
mosquitoes repellent:Tea tree oil is also an effective insect repellent. Mix tea tree oil in water and rub it all over your skin to effect as Bugs and mosquitoes repellent.
Toenail Fungus: Massage two drops in and under the nail bed several times per day.
Oral Thrush and/or Periodontal Disease: Mix one cupful of tea tree oil with 12 ounces of water. Swish, gargle, and rinse three times a day. Additionally, when brushing your teeth, you can apply two to three drops to your toothbrush.
Insect Bites: Apply full strength to the bite area.
Head Lice: Add a small amount of tea tree oil to shampoo to destroy head lice.
Dandruff: Mix Tea Tree essential oil with your shampoo. Mix 10 drops of Tea Tree oil for every 8 oz. of shampoo. Use this shampoo daily until you no longer have dandruff.
Mouthwash:Take Tea Tree Oil mixed with water is a natural mouthwash. Rinse you mouth with this mixture. It will kill bacteria and also heal any other sores in the gums over time.