Benefits Of Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea Tree, not to mix with the common tea plant that is used to make green and black tea is derived from the leaves of a native Australian plant called Melaleuca alternifolia. During recent decades, the popularity of tea trees has grown a lot in some areas of the world. There are bountiful benefits of tea tree essential oil. It is used as a treatment and so for many other benefits. Nowadays, you can find the essence of tea trees in cosmetics, many household products, and some topical medicines.

Tea tree essential oil is a product made from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, a plant native to Australia. Tea tree oil may have some amazing benefits and uses, such as: using in coconut oil to make an effective moisturizer; using it as a component of melaleuca oil for aromatherapy; using in tea tree oil shampoo for treating scalp problems such as dandruff; or even adding a few drops to washcloths containing tea tree oil, which can help treat skin infections. Australian tea tree essential oils are known for their antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral properties and are used for skin care treatments all over the world. Tea tree essential oil has many other benefits too, such as its ability to help reduce acne breakouts, soothe irritated skin, and help with minor cuts and scrapes. So why not give this natural remedy a try?

The best quality Tea Tree Essential Oil has Terpinen-4-ol at a high level and Cineole at a low level. Safety is ensured by the ideal levels of each constituent and a wider range of oil usage. Terpinen-4-ol is known to have anti-bacterial properties because it contains a highly-purified Monoterpene. Cineole is known to have medicinal benefits for treating colds, but a high Cineole content is not considered beneficial when it comes to the treatment of wounds or for calming inflammation. Thus, it becomes necessary for this constituent in Tea Tree Oil to be found in low concentrations for therapeutic purposes.

Benefits of Tea Tree Essential Oil

1) Fights Acne

Tea Tree oil is a great natural remedy that cures acne and skin condition. There is research that 5%  of tea tree oil is as effective as 5% of benzoyl peroxide to treat moderate & mild acne. However, it might be a little slower than benzoyl peroxide but it causes fewer side effects and skin irritation. Also, it is organic and more healing. It is also a natural cleanser. As an anti-bacterial, it is an amazing component to manage acne-prone skin. It reduces and fades the scars caused by acne.

2) Improves the health of hair

Being anti-bacterial in nature it improves the scalp condition and helps in preventing the build-up of chemicals, dead skin, and oily scalp. It cleanses your hair and also adds a natural shine to the hair. If you start using tea tree oil in your hair care routine you will see a great change in your hair growth. It rejuvenates and purifies your scalp & hair.

3) Skin Cleanser or Toner

The ancient aboriginal peoples of Australia were the first ones who discovered the use of tea trees as a toner or skin cleanser. You can add tea trees to your daily skincare routine and achieve natural & glowing skin. Tea Tree has great purifying properties that cleanse and tone the skin.

4) Bad breath

You can upgrade your dental hygiene and cure your bad breath by using tea tree oil. Bad breath is caused by bacteria that are found in your mouth. Tea tree is anti-microbial and it can be added to toothpaste. You can also do oral cleansing with tea tree oil for about 3 minutes. You will get bacteria and bad breath in your mouth.

5) Lice

Tea tree oil is anti-bacterial and it cleanses the scalp. It helps in repelling the lice. If you are suffering from lice in your head, then you can add a few drops of tea tree essential oil with your carrier oil. 

6) Dandruff

By adding tea trees to your hair care routine, you can cure the dandruff problem on your head. Dandruff is a common hair skin condition. It stimulates blood circulation. It removes flakiness & itchiness caused in the scalp.

7) Vaginal infections

Tea tree is considered beneficial in treating vaginal infections such as trichomoniasis or vaginal candidiasis.

8) Anti-bacterial

Tea tree oil is a natural remedy for treating many infections. It is mostly known for its anti-bacterial properties. It is used in many healing treatments as well. 

9) Treats Toenail fungus, Athlete’s Foot, and Ringworm

Tea Tree is a great component to cure toenail fungus, athlete’s foot, and ringworm because of its anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. It can kill parasites and helps in preventing any kind of nail infections.

10) Antiseptic

Tea Tree has the ability to heal wounds, cuts, and bruises as it is a very powerful antiseptic.

11) Hand sanitizer

Tea tree is a great option for making a natural, antiseptic & antiviral hand sanitizer. It can kill a number of germs that cause flu, viral, or illness.

12) Insect repellent

We all know how harmful chemical-based insect repellents are to us. With the help of tea trees, we can make our own insect repellent that is purely natural, and aromatic and also soothes bug bites. 

13) All-purpose cleaner

Tea Tree is a great natural cleaner that will also kill the bacteria in your house. You can add a few drops of essential oil to the water or liquid with which you will clean your sink, toilet, or other household things.

14) Lightens the appearance of scars

Tea tree promotes the regeneration of new skin cells as it has anti-oxidant properties in them. You can mix a few drops of tea tree oil in your face serum or cream and add it to your skincare routine. It will help in reducing the blemishes on your face and also in fading the scars mostly caused by acne.

15) Cough reliever

If you are suffering from a cold or cough, you can add a few drops of tea tree in the water for taking its steam. Tea tree essential oil has antimicrobial properties. When inhaled, it fights the bacteria and helps in preventing congestion.

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