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.
You can use mask of tea tree for your skin. Take natural green clay powder and add few drops of tea tree cistite, now add enough water to make a thick paste. Apply this paste for thirty minutes on face. If you want of treat pimples, leave the mask over night. You can apply this mask once or twice a week.
Head Lice: Head lice can be treated by adding ten drops of tea tree oil to shampoo. The hair and scalp should be wet and lathered thoroughly. Use a fine toothed- comb before shampoo is rinsed off. Avoid direct contact with eyes when washing hair. This method should be use several times along with treating the house and all of the infected bedding. Tea tree oil can be added to the wash when washing the sheets and bedding.
First, you need to choose for the right tree oil product to be used for the treatment. It is always recommended to use the ones placed in tinted bottles to cure the infected area. The clear ones have the inability to stay longer in the skin for long hours. The tinted bottles keep the medicated oil inside free from the UV rays of the sun so it is protected.
Repeat this regimen twice daily (morning and evening) until the outbreak has cleared. The duration of these treatments depends entirely on the severity of the acne outbreak. You must be patient and continue treatments even if results don’t appear quickly.
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As an antibiotic it can effectively treat Impetigo. But be warned – unless you notice improvement within a week or if your condition get rapidly worse, you must go to a doctor immediately. Impetigo can very quickly get bad and cause your body to swell up. However if you catch it very early and rub Tea tree oil (diluted in a carrier oil) onto the infected area, it can heal within a few days.