From common skin problems to minor cuts, tea tree oil is the powerful home remedy for everyday use. See how few drops of it can be beneficial for you.
The age old healing secrets of the tea tree oil were passed down from Australian aboriginals to the Captain James Cook before being finally exposed to the whole world. The benefits of the tea tree oil are still relevant in the modern age for skin and common health problems thanks to its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. Let’s see how it is useful in……..
Study shows that tea tree oil is effective to heal the acne breakouts. That’s why it is the main ingredient of various skin care products like cleanser and shampoos. It is found as effective as benzoyl peroxide to treat acne. Since the oil is rich in antibacterial and antimicrobial compounds that eliminate the bacteria responsible for the acnes. Besides, it opens and disinfectants the blocked sebaceous glands as it penetrate deep into the skin.
How to Use Tea Tree Oil for Acnes?
Add 3-4 drops of tea tree oil to the ½ cup of water. Use cotton balls to apply this lotion on your acnes. Leave it for 25 minutes and apply the moisturizer. (Rinse off is not required).
Add 3 drops of tea tree oil to 1 tbsp. of aloe vera gel. Use cotton balls to apply this lotion on your acnes. Let it dry and rinse it off with lukewarm water. Apply moisturizer.
Tea tree oil is beneficial in sore throat since it ease the signs of the inflammation of the mucous membranes, which lead to the sore throat pain. It also deals with infection causing sore throat thanks to its antibacterial properties.
How to Use Tea Tree Oil for Sore Throat?
Add a drop of tea tree oil and 2 tbsp. of salt to a glass of warm water, stir it and gargle with it once in a day. Use it carefully lest you should take it down your throat. Just gargle and spit it out. Keep the area open to the air or apply the fresh dressing.
Minor Cuts and Bruises:
Tea tree oil is helpful in the healing of the minor cuts and abrasions. It has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties which not only clean the affected area but also prevent the infection.
How to Use Tea Tree Oil for Cuts and Abrasions?
After cleaning the wounded area with plain soap and water, apply a lotion of tea tree oil (drop) and 1 tbsp. of coconut oil with the help of cotton ball.
You can use the oil within your dressing. Put 2 drops on your dressing that is against the sides of the wound. It will make your dressing to extract the antibacterial properties of the tea tree oil.
Toenail Fungus and Ringworm
Being rich in antibacterial properties, tea tree oil is effective on the toenail fungus, ringworm and the athlete’s food.
How to Use Tea Tree Oil for Toenail Fungus and Ringworm?
Apply undiluted tea tree oil on the affected area by using cotton ball.
Tea tree oil can help you with the bad breath as it puts a check on the growth of fungi and bacteria inside the mouth. You can prepare a mouthwash with it.
How to Use Tea Tree Oil for Bad Breath?
Add a few drops of tea tree oil to your toothpaste on the toothbrush.
Mix few drops to tea tree oil to warm water and swish around your mouth and teeth.
So, it makes sense to keep tea tree oil in your home.