Tea tree oil has long been used to treat a variety of different problems such as acne, cuts, burns, dandruff, ringworm and infections. This oil can be found in many different products such as shampoo, lotions, creams, soaps and moisturizers. It is quite popular because of its healing proprieties. This oil is made in Australia and is also known as the Melaleuca oil. A plant native to Australia called the Melaleuca Alternifolia, was used in the process of steam distillation to produce the tea tree oil.
If you are going to have surgery, try having regular massages with this oil before hand as it will help to improve your recovery time as well as reduce scarring. The oil also helps to bolster your natural immune system thus helping your body to fight off infections which are a risk with any form of surgical procedure. The massage itself will also help to offset any nervous feelings you may hold regarding the medical procedure.
Acne: Gently wipe the skin with a cotton ball soaked in straight or diluted tea tree oil can help calm inflammation, diminish infection and prevent new acne sores from developing. It won’t irritate troubled skin, while killing bacteria that aggravate skin eruptions. It can be used on the face, neck, chest and back. Mix a few drops with acne cleanser to boost its effectiveness.
Tea tree oil-It is an essential oil for nail fungus and is obtained by steam distillation of tea tree’s leaves. Tea tree, another name of Melaleuca Alternifolia belongs to the species of plants in the myrtle family called Myrtaceae. This tree generally grows in shrub lands along edges of waterways. Tea tree or paper bark tea tree is generally found in the shape of a small to medium size plant. This tree is commonly found in Papua New Guinea, Caledonia and eastern Australia. It grows to a height of 20 meters with its trunk coated by a white-brown and thin bark. Leaves of this tree are normally broad.
This oil can be used topically for almost any skin condition like athlete’s foot, fungal infection of the skin, boils, bruises, burns, cold sores, cuts, dandruff, insect bites rashes, lice and warts are a few of the things tea-tree-oil.eu/nl/ will cure. Tea Tree oil is also a good treatment for gingivitis and vaginitis.
To treat acne outbreaks, first gently wash your face with a gentle non-moisturizing cleanser, rinse well and pat dry. Don’t Scrub! That will only increase the irritation that is already being caused by the acne.
Do be careful though as you should never swallow it and you shouldn’t really put it onto an open wound unless diluted in a carrier oil. And also you need to be careful when making a mouthwash as the difference between 1 and 2 drops can be quite a shock! It does have a taste that takes getting used to. But after rinsing it out you do feel very fresh. When making mouthwash you can also add a drop of mint oil to make your mouth really fresh.
Tea tree oil is an effective home remedy, but you can also use other natural treatments to kill head lice, such as olive oil, vinegar, and other essentials oils. When you use this type of remedies, it makes it extremely difficult even for the hardiest of the lice to survive. But you should remember that after applying these home and herbal remedies there is still an essential step for your success in the battle against lice: you should comb your hair carefully, and preferably with a head lice comb, as it is a specially designed fine-toothed comb that is extremely effective at extracting the lice eggs from your hair shafts.