Whether you are making homemade toothpaste, need a natural cure for ring worm or battling a canker sore, Tea Tree Essential oil is a staple in your medicine chest.
Benefits of Tea Tree Oil on the body: When used as a mouthwash, tea tree oil can help to cure bad breath, plaque, inflamed gums and gingivitis. It kills the bacteria in the mouth and reduces the pain and irritation due to its antibacterial properties. Can be applied directly on canker or cold sore to relieve pain and begin the repairing process.
Benefits of Tea Tree Oil on the skin: If you are suffering from blemishes, dark spots, pimple outburst etc, tea tree oil is your savior. Dab a few drops of this essential oil on a cotton swab and apply it over the affected areas on the skin. Tea tree oil can be used as an effective anti-viral and anti-fungal home remedy and can be used to cure athlete’s foot and fungal nail infection. It also has antiseptic properties and is used to treat cuts, wounds, burns, boils and other skin disorders.
Tea tree oil acts as a natural insect deterrent, thus keeping mosquitoes, flies, lice and bugs away. Simply mix a few drops of this oil with a carrier oil like mineral oil or sunflower oil and apply it on the skin.
Benefits of Tea Tree Oil on the hair: It has been found that tea tree oil induces hair growth. It actually helps in unclogging hair follicles and nourishes your roots. Tea tree oil is very good for dry scalp and combating dandruff. It moisturizes by nourishing your scalp and your hair.