Tea Tree Essential Oil (melaleuca alternifolia)

Tea Tree essential oil (melaleuca alternifolia) is one of the most useful essential oil. It’s a must-have in every household. Widely known to improve skin, immune booster, wound healer. It’s great for cleaning wounds, eliminating fungal infections and bug bites. Tea Tree is also great to make an all-natural household cleaner. Our tea tree oil is known as First Aid. The name is all-encompassing of how versatile the oil is used in everyday life.

How to use tea tree essential oil?

  • Bath and shower for absorption and aromatherapy benefits. 
  • Use in a diffuser
  • Massage, diluted for physical ailments.
  • Neat application.
  • Compression for stiff muscles.
  • Household cleaning products.

What is Tea Tree Essential Oil good for?

Tea Tree essential oils are a must-have oil. Prior to modern medicine tea tree, essential oils were used as a way to heal cuts, burns, scraps, wounds, insect bites, fungus, etc. It has antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties that make it a go-to oil for healing.

Can I apply tea tree essential oil directly on the skin?

Yes, tea tree essential oil is known as primary safe to put directly on the skin. It is a great oil for those with skin conditions. Using the oil directly on the skin is known as a neat application, tea tree is known to be safe. However, make sure you do test spots with the carrier prior to using it as a neat application.

Medicinal uses of tea tree essential oil

Abscess, acne, analgesic, animal bite, antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, arthritis, athlete’s foot, bedsores, boil, bronchitis,  burn, cold, cough, cradle cap, dandruff, decongestant, dental health, diaper rash, disinfectant, expectorant, flu, fungicidal, jock itch, immune stimulant, insecticide, insect repellent, intestinal parasites, laryngitis, oily hair, oily skin, rash, ringworm, sinus infection, skin tag, sunburn, thrush, wart, whooping couch, wounds.

Tea tree essential oil promotes healthy skin conditions.

ConditionTreatment
Skin Aliment: pimple, acne, deep scaring.Add a couple of drops to your all-natural moisturizer or get the whipped body butter. Apply daily on the skin.
Dry Skin: itchy, irritationAdd a few drops into your lotion. Make a salve for treatment that causes above the skin problems.
Oily SkinUs bentonite Clay Mask. order in specialty section or mix bentonite, water, with a few drops of tea tree essential oil.
Stiff MusclesMassage into the skin as a neat application or mix with a carrier oil. Deep tissue massage will help soak in the oil allowing muscles to relax.
Dandruff and LiceMix tea tree and carrier oil. Massage into scalp and help wait 20 minutes then wash out. Use every time you wash your hair for the best result.
Prevention of skin alimentClears current symptoms but also helps prevent future breakouts. Use consistently in moisturizer, toner, or as a neat application.
Use daily and consistently for best results.
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What other oil does tea tree blend well with?

Tea tree is great all on its own. If you want an extra boost try it with chamomile essential oil. The healing properties of chamomile essential oil help soothe the skin when used as an ointment.

Blends

Basil, bergamot, black pepper, calamus, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, german chamomile, helichrysum, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemon eucalyptus, lemongrass, manuka, marjoram, myrrh, niaouli, nutmeg, oregano, peppermint, pine, ravensara, roman chamomile, rosemary, thyme, ylang-ylang. 

Precautions

May cause skin irritations and swelling. Test spots are a must for this oil. Avoid deep wounds and open wounds. Do not use it internally.

Why is tea tree essential oil bad for you?

Tea tree oil can cause an allergic reaction. If your skin is prone to acne use lighter carrier oils to mix with tea tree so it does not make your skin worse. It can cause breakouts if used incorrectly or too much. Tea tree is not good for dogs. Do not use tea tree essential oil internally.

Tea tree is a must-have oil in your first aid kit. It is a great oil to help with a variety of skin ailments, irritation and prevent future skin problems. Using it daily and consistently for prevention measures.

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