Tea Tree essential oil is an all-natural aromatherapy oil that has an anti-septic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-fungal quality to it. It comes from the Melaleuca Alternafolia tree in Australia. It has properties that kill viral germs, fungus, and bacteria. This is what makes it so good as an acne cure. It is best for the mild to medium levels of skin acne. It also treats body odors, bad breath, athlete’s foot, herpes of the mouth, head lice, and fever blisters. Many products on the market have this oil in it already. There are creams available as is the oil and each has the Tea Tree oil already diluted for use on the skin. Premixed products containing Tea Tree is a better choice if you are not sure about the correct dose of the oil for your skin type.
Use of dilute tea tree oil e cistite for acne: This is another way of treating acne which is that it can be mixed with grape seed oil, and applied on the face. It cleanses the skin and eliminates bacteria from the face. Also, know that when it is applied, you should not stay too long in the sun.
The biggest advantage, however, is that it does something benzoyl peroxide doesn’t. Tea tree oil literally gets the red out. It stops itching and inflammation at the same time it fights acne-causing bacteria.
It is very effective in treating bad breath when mixed with warm water and used as a mouthwash. You shouldn’t swallow the oil but some people find adding a drop to their toothpaste helps them to combat gum disease. There are now many tea tree oil toothpaste options available in the market.
I also splash my face with some water prior to applying the oil. You can do this or simply dilute the oil with water. Also, be sure to only apply this oil to your most affected areas. Most people never have acne directly on there cheek. If this is you, then never apply tea tree oil to your cheek. It is completely unnecessary.
Due to anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties it can help to keep the hair follicle unblocked and clear away dead skin cells. It is gentle enough to be used on babies and can be used to treat cradle cap, a common skin condition affecting baby’s scalps. The shampoo can also promote hair growth making it a great natural treatment for those suffering from hair loss. For additional benefits, a little bit of the essential oil may be mixed in with the conditioner for a dual effect.
Tea Tree oil also helps to get your immune system working more effectively and thus your body’s natural defenses will also start fighting the cold sores. If you want to add other natural treatments into the mix, drinking a tea made from lemon balm, marigold and Echinacea will help to boost your immune system as well. This should prevent you from falling prey to regular bouts of cold sores and toenail fungus. You should keep a bottle of tea tree oil in your medical chest just in case. With all the ailments that tea tree oil can help cure, you never know when you may need it.