Tea trees have got the name by the 18th-century sailors who used their leaves to prepare delicious and healthy tea. There are more than 300 tea tree species, native to Australia, and the oil is derived through a steam distillation of their leaves.
Tea tree oil offers incredibly medicinal properties, and it is commonly added to skin care products, soaps, and shampoos. It is one of the most effective natural methods to treat psoriasis, eczema, and acne.
Moreover, its topical application treats coughs, bronchial congestions, pulmonary inflammation, athlete’s foot, boils, insect bites, burns, abrasions and cuts, toothaches, ear, nose, and mouth infections, earaches, vaginal infections, recurrent herpes labialis, and much more.
Here are how to use it and reap its benefits:
-- Mix 5 droplets of it and 5 droplets of lavender oil, a teaspoon of coconut oil, in order to relieve psoriasis and eczema
-- Mix a few drops with 2 tablespoons of honey and apply the remedy on the affected areas to treat acne
-- Apply it topically to soothe cuts and infections
-- Apply this amazing oil to warts to cure them
-- Add a few drops to the humidifier to relieve asthma or other breathing conditions
-- Apply it topically to treat toenail fungus and athlete’s foot
-- Combine it with coconut oil and baking soda and prepare your homemade deodorant
-- Mix it with baking soda and coconut oil to make your homemade toothpaste that prevents tooth decay and gum bleeding
-- Apply it on the affected areas to soothe the sunburns
-- Mix a drop of tea tree oil with a teaspoon of olive oil, and drop mixture into the ear to soothe an earache
-- Add a few drops to your shampoo to get rid of lice
-- Make a homemade anti-dandruff shampoo by mixing it with Aloe Vera gel, coconut oil, and lavender oil
-- Add several drops in your pets’ crates or beds to prevent fleas
-- Apply it on skin tags to naturally eliminate them
-- Swish some tea tree oil with some water in the mouth to treat bad breath
-- Use it to freshen the carpets in the house
-- Add a few drops in the washing machine to scent the clothes
-- Spray it on the curtains and the bathroom areas affected by mold, to eliminate it
-- Its potent anti-microbial properties make it a great household cleaner. Use it for the sink, countertops, and kitchen appliances, combined with vinegar, lemon essential oil, and some water.
Therefore, start using the amazing qualities of this oil and simplify and enhance your everyday life and health!