Tea tree oil is an essential oil extracted from a plant known as Melaleuca alternifolia. It’s known for its anti bacterial; properties and health benefits. You can easily get this essential; oil at nearby local store because it’s getting g popular a lot nowadays.
Tea tree oil is versatile and there are many different ways to use it for skin and health benefits. Today I will be sharing some amazing ways, hope you enjoy it.
Tea tree oil has anti bacterial properties and thus it is effective in treating skin problems like acne, pimples and other breakouts. You can use tea tree oil as a spot treatment after cleaning, toning and moisturizing. You can apply tea tree oil on affected areas using q-tip and let it stay overnight. Don’t use tea tree oil alone; always dilute it with some water as it can be harsh on skin. First wet q-tip or cotton and then use 1-2 drops only. Using tea tree oil on face will give you clear complexion as it reduces blemishes and marks. You can also try these amazing 5 different ways to use tea tree oil in your daily beauty routine for clear skin.
Tea tree oil is also effective in treating dandruff. Mix 1-2 drop of tea tree oil in 2 tbsp of your regular shampoo and then use this to clean your scalp and hair. Don’t apply the oil directly on scalp. You can also mix tea tree oil in your shampoo bottle directly. Use the ratio 1:5, one drop of tea tree oil with 5 tbsp of shampoo. Now, you can use this shampoo twice a week and it will combat against dandruff.
If you are suffering from nail infections then use tea tree oil. Apply few drops of oil directly to nail and surrounding area. Use this as overnight treatment and repeat for one week to see results.
Body odor is the worst thing and it’s very embarrassing too. You can get rid of body odor by adding few drops of tea tree oil into your bucket. You can also add lemon juice for extra benefits.
Repair chapped lips:
Tea tree oil can also be beneficial in treating chapped and dry lips. Just add 4-5 drops of tea tree oil in your regular balm and apply it every night. In the morning you will get smooth and soft lips. Doing this regularly will also reduce lip pigmentation.
Take one tbsp of coconut oil and mix it with 2 drops of tea treed oil. Apply it directly on sunburn and let it stay for 1 hour. Tea tree oil will repair sunburn immediately. This will also prevent rashes from your skin.
Tea tree oil can be a very good mouthwash as it makes gums stronger and prevents gum bleeding. Take one cup of water and add 2 drop of tea tree oil in it. Use this as mouthwash. Gargle it to gte rid of gum problems. But make sure you do not swallow it.
Mildew and Mold Remover:
Spray an all-purpose cleaner made with 2 teaspoons of tea tree oil and 2 cups of water on growing mold and mildew. Shake well before using and do not rinse.
Heal your skin:
Tea tree oil can also be used on cuts, insect bites, razor burn etc. Dilute 2 drops of tea tree oil with one tbsp of water and apply it on the affected area. It will heal and soothe your skin.
Keep a supply of cotton balls soaked in tea tree oil packed away in a plastic bag or tin. When confronted with foul smells from cooking, musty orders from dampness or even the medicinal smell in a sick room, take a few out the freshen the air and remove the nasty smell.
Apply oil directly to toothbrush 1-2 times a week to kill bacteria.
Teas tree oil moisturizes scalp completely and hydrates it deeply. Take 2-3 drops of tea tree oil and mix it with your regular oil. Massage this on your scalp gently and let it stay for 2-3 hours. Then shampoo as usual. It will nourish your scalp.
You can also use tea tree oil to clean kitchen slabs, floors, sink, toilet and anything that needs disinfecting. Take a spray bottle and fill it with 5 cups of water, now add 5-6 drops of tea tree oil and mix it well. Spray it on the area and then wipe off with cloth. It will make the surface clean and infection-free. You can also use vinegar for natural cleaning around the house.