Tea tree oil is also known as melaleuca, it is widely known for its powerful antiseptic properties and ability to treat wounds. That’s why it is on the top in the list of antibacterial essential oils.
It has been used for thousands of years but has recently started gaining popularity natural health, body and skin care product.
Today tea tree oil is an essential element in soaps and shampoo, but it has endless benefits.
Let’s have a look at the benefits of this multi-use essential oil.
Combat acne and other skin problems
Tea tree oil has an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory property that works as a natural remedy and fights acne and other skin related problems such as eczema and psoriasis.
From getting rid of acne mix 2-3 drops of tea tree essential oil with one table spoon of honey and yogurt. Apply is mixture on your skin and leave it for 20 minutes, then wash your face after 20 minutes. Repeat this daily and you will notice fruitful result soon.
Removes dandruff and other scalp issues
Dandruff, scalp dryness, itchiness and other scalp related problems can be solved with just few drops of tea tree oil.
Mix few drop of tea tree of with your regular shampoo and apply it on your scalp and massage for 1-2 minutes and then rinse it off, this will help in reducing scalp itchiness. Mix the oil with carrier oil and gently massage into your scalp for about 15 minutes. After massage leave the oil on your scalp for 10 minutes and then wash your hair thoroughly.
Tea tree oil is also beneficial is removing lice and can let your hair grow thicker and longer too.
Reduce body odor and bad breath
Tea tree oil can become your deodorant and your mouth freshener too. Its antibacterial properties help in controlling under arms odor and body odor due to perspiration.
Its antibacterial properties cure bad breath as well. All you need to do is just add a drop of tea tree oil in your tooth paste before brushing your teeth.
Tea tree oil is a strong antiseptic, so it can fight fungal infections that might cause your nails to become brittle. It also helps in treating yellow or discolored nails.
For making your nails strong all you need to do is just mix half teaspoon of vitamin E oil and few drops of tea tree oil. Rub the solution on your nails and massage for few minutes. Leave it for 30 minutes and wash off your nails with lukewarm water. And then apply lotion on it. Doing this twice a month will surely give you desired result.