99% of all Organic books & websites say Tea tree oil is the most popular essential oil.
But, why Tea Tree Oil?
And, not Lavender or Peppermint oil?
Simple, it has several uses & benefits, probably hundreds, if not thousands (i’m not lying)
But what the heck are they?
Well, you’re at the right place, because I’ve put together a complete list
Here is the Quick overview:
Beauty & SKin
Works amazingly to fight Acne: It quickly heals pimples & dark spots by covering the skin pores, that act as a source of survival for the acne-causing bacteria, thereby makes your face look more beautiful.
Risk-free natural insecticide to get rid of Lice: Tea tree oil contains a certain type of anti-fungal & anti-microbial substances like Terpenoids, that are believed to work well for removing lice.
Home remedy to remove Skin Tags: The easiest & safest way to remove skin tags is by using Pure natural Tea tree oil, as it has very good healing properties.
An Efficient Treatment for Warts: In 2008, scientists have successfully treated the hand warts in a pediatric patient with tea tree oil and recorded that, tea tree oil is the most effective topical application for treating many skin infections.
Helps to kill & combat Scabies mites: It gives relief from itching by healing skin rashes, but the only drawback is, it’s action is exclusively topical. Means, it is ineffective in killing the eggs, that lie deep under the skin.
Useful for treating moderate to severe eczema:
Clears Ringworm: aids your skin infection & prevents transmission to your fellow mates and family members that come in close skin-to-skin contact with you.
Herbal remedy for Psoriasis: Scientifically there is no evidence to prove that tea tree oil cures Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis. However, it is most commonly used in aromatherapy & believed to improve the condition of the patient.
Effective against the dreaded Poison Ivy rash: The anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties of tea tree oil will help to reduce the swelling & cures the painful red rashes.
Keeps your hair healthy & dandruff free: It not only helps to control hair loss but also stimulates hair growth. Using shampoos that are rich in tea tree oil can get rid of dandruff and keep your scalp healthy.
Inexpensive treatment for Toe Nail Fungus: It is the most common & paining inflammation proved to be cured with either 1% clotrimazole solution or 100% Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil after a prolonged usage of 3-6 months.
The treatment is less expensive and also safe as it is not to be taken orally.
Helpful in treating athlete’s foot: Athlete’s foot is a painful inflammation caused to sweat formed inside your shoe. If it is left untreated. It may spread to nails causing nail fungus. Using tea tree oil twice a day for a few weeks will show a great improvement on your Athlete’s foot.
Eradicates Yeast Infection: A 2003 study posted in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, found that the oil is working positively on all types of strains. So no more worries about Yeast infection.
Best alternative treatment for ear infections: The anti-inflammatory action of tea tree oil will cure ear infection by killing the bacteria naturally, thereby reduces the irritation and discomfort caused due to inflammation.
Dries out the Cold Sore & Prevents bacterial Infection: It is believed to cure Cold sores very effectively by the drying the area of inflammation. However, there is no scientific evidence to prove this yet. But traditionally, it is widely used & trusted as a good remedy.
Very effective in relieving Toothache pain: slows down the rate of tooth decay and also avoids the bad breath by killing the harmful bacteria thereby keeps your teeth & gums healthy.
Counteract the spread of Herpes virus:
Properly diluted Tea tree oil is a great medicine for Pets: It’s a great medicine for your dogs & cats when administered with proper caution like following a 0.1-1.0 percent strength dilution ratio. Because 100% pure Tea tree oil does more harm than good to your pets such as depression & increased salvation.
Kills Fleas on your Pets: If you notice your dogs scratching repeatedly then you must consider shampooing your dog or cat with Tea tree oil & shampoo mix to control flea infestation.
Home & Pests
Controls bed bug infestation: Tea tree oil makes a perfect combination of both an insect repellent and a natural insecticide, that can be used against all kinds of pests – especially bed bugs.
A natural mold killing solution: The strong, medicinal odor of tea tree oil works an effective natural solution to eradicate molds & mildews.
Abscess – Cover the affected area with a pad soaked in tea tree area and then apply, repeat this process three times a day, so that the boil pus dissipate without piercing the skin.
Acne – To prevent their proliferation, wash with soap daily face with tea tree, and prepare a lotion for use at night and in the morning, and make a steam tent with essential oil 3 times a week. For the treatment of individual grains dip a cotton swab with tea tree and apply it once in the morning and one at night.
Arthritis – Thanks to its analgesic effect, take baths and massaging with tea tree oil helps relieve pain caused by arthritis. You can also make compresses and placed over the area to reduce inflammation.
Balanitis – wash off 4 times a day with a lotion tea tree (2 drops per tablespoon of water) to combat yeast infection Candida albicans which causes.
Bronchitis – Make vapors with essential to relieve cough and expel mucus oil and to curb infection. It is also advisable to massage the chest and back with massage oil with tea tree and use a vaporizer in the room to breathe at night.
Calluses – Apply daily pure essential oil directly on the callus and then covered with gauze.
Thrush – Make a 50% dilution water and detéy tree with the help of a cotton swab, apply on stains caused by Candida albicans yeast. Repeat 2 times daily for 3 days.
Vaginal candidiasis – is recommended accompany treatment bath to reduce irritation.
Dandruff – Use a shampoo with essential oil regularly to combat the fungus that causes Canida albicans. In addition, once a week, massage the scalp with tea tree oil (made from jojoba oil) and leave for 1 hour, after which time shampooing and then rinse with water.
Cystitis – To stop the proliferation of bacteria causing cystitis and urethritis, clean the area with a cotton swab dipped in lotion with essential oil after each urination. Massaging the abdomen and lower back with tea tree oil can also help, as well as take a little bath water.