The tea tree is taken from Melaleuca alternifolia plants leaves which are specifically known for their wonderful herbal actions. It has fresh camphor odor and its color ranges from yellow to nearly colorless and transparent, found in only northeast coast of new south wales, australia.
Tea tree essential oil has antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral properties. It also has antibiotic properties against many aliments such as skin infections, rashes, burns, dandruff and much more.
10 Practical Uses For Tea Tree Essential Oil
Tea tree oil has amazing healing and clotting properties. The oil can be directly applied on cuts and bandaged for while. It slowly clot blood and help to heal wound normally.
Add 10 drops of tea tree oil with 4-6 cups warm water. Just drape towel over head and keep head in warm water for 10 minutes, and inhale smoothly. Add 20 drops tea tree oil to vaporiser, steam for 5-10 minutes.
Tea tree oil also treat allergies naturally, keep massage with diluted tea tree oil onto the chest, neck, abdomen or the reflex points of the feet.
Tea tree oil is also cure arthritis pain, add 20 drops of tea tree oil to two ounces of castor oil or other carrier oil of your choice. Massage at arthritis affected area 4 times daily.
Tea tree oil has great potential to cure asthma. Add a 10 drops of oil to a pot of water and heat until boiling point. As soon as boiled, take the pot off the heat and drape a towel over your head and just bend on knee by placing your head over the pot and breathe in for a few minutes, it will keep asthma in control.
Study shown tea tree oil to be just as effective as benzoyl peroxide, but without the drying effects. Apply diluted tea tree oil and blend the oil either with water or with vitamin E oil to blemishes daily.
Just mix 1/3 cup baking soda and 1/2 cup cornstarch with 5 tablespoons melted coconut oil, then add 15 to 16 drops of tea tree essential oil. keep in an airtight container. Use is it as deodorant.
Boils and Inflammations
Tea tree also cure boils and inflammations, apply it with warm wash cloth to the area for a 10 minutes. Use undiluted tea tree oil directly on the boil for best affect.
Add a few drops of tea tree oil directly to infected area with a cotton swab twice daily. Add 5 drops to 1 cup of water, move around in mouth.
Add 5 drops tea tree oil to 1/4 cup warm olive or almond oil, drop a small amount gently into ear.