Top 15 Home remedies using tea tree oil

Top 15 Home remedies using tea tree oil

Tea Tree Oil is one of the most beneficial oil that everybody should stock it up in their beauty kit. It is a natural antiseptic and is mostly found in cleansers as it has the ability to fight fungus, viruses and bacteria. Tea Tree Oil has been widely gaining popularity in the last few years. The botanical name for Tea Tree Oil is Melalueca alternifolia and was originally used by Australians as an antiseptic to treat wounds, cuts and skin ailments. The Melalueca tree can be found along the coastal regions of Australia and actually looks like a large shrub rather than a tree. The tree has a warm, fresh, spicy and pungent Aroma.

Top 15 Home remedies using tea tree oil

Acne Treatment:

Acne is the most common skin problem that we face in our regular life. There are medicines like benzyol Peroxide which is an acne healer, but can irritate the skin. Tea Tree Oil not only removes acne but also deals with redness and skin blemishes. Take one or two drops of diluted tea tree oil on a cotton ball and apply it in the acne. Leave it for few hours and wash it with lukewarm water to see the desired result. DIY tea tree oil toner.

Insect bites and rashes:

Got an itchy skin due to the insect bite? Unable to tolerate the pain? Apply few drops of diluted tea tree oil to deal with the inflammation and redness. Due to its antiseptic properties, Tea Tree oil will immediately start functioning and will soothe the skin. You can also add few drops of the bathing water to deal with all skin related allergies.

Relief from Razor burns and ingrown hair:

Razor burns and ingrown hair can become quite uncomfortable and painful if not treated properly. To cure it, after shaving dab a few drops of tea tree essential oil on a piece of cotton and apply on the infected areas. This will provide a soothing sensation to your skin. Dilute the oil in water to deal with the affected areas for ingrown hair.

Sinus infection:

Inhaling tea tree oil may clear throat congestion and soothe a cough. Try adding a few drops of tea tree oil to a large bowl of hot water. Cover your head with a towel and hover over the bowl to inhale the steam. You can also add a few drops to enjoy in a bath.

Soften dry cuticles:

Tea tree oil is a proven fungus fighter, while lavender is anti-inflammatory and healing. Mix a tablespoon of jojoba oil with few drops of tea tree oil. Massage a few drops into your nails and cuticles daily to soften your cuticles


Mix 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel with 1 drop of tea tree and gently apply to to sunburned areas.

Cure Dry Skin:

Tea tree oil is a good cure for dry skin. Simply add few drops of tea tree oil to one tablespoon of coconut oil and massage it gently onto your skin. Leave it for some time and shower with lukewarm water. Regular use will keep your skin hydrated for a longer time and also you will witness a soft and supple skin in the due course of time.

Tea Tree Oil for Corns, Warts, Wounds and Ringworm:

It can be used to cure warts and corns on the skin. Apply the oil to the affected area. Dilute it in water and apply it on the skin in case you have a sensitive skin. Take special care in never using tea tree oil by itself. Always use a carrier oil to avoid any skin reactions. It is also effective to deal with cuts, wounds and ring worms as the oil has many medicinal uses.

Skin Glow: 

The Tea Tree Oil is an anti-viral and anti-fungal home remedy and can be used to treat various infections and skin ailments. Our facial skin is always exposed to the external environment and is prone to bacterial attacks. Let your pores be open and absorb the benefits of the oil. You can also add few drops of oil to the boiling water and then take a steam. It soothes the skin and reduces blemishes. The skin will have a fresh rejuvenating look. DIY OVERNIGHT FACE MASKS FOR GLOWING SKIN


To treat a wart, directly apply one drop of tea tree oil. Cover the treated wart with a band aid. Repeat twice daily until the wart is gone.

Psoriasis and Eczema:

The anti-inflammatory properties of tea tree oil can help treat skin outbreaks. To make your own skin lotion, combine one teaspoon (5 milliliters) of coconut or olive oil with five drops of tea tree oil.

Body odor:

Use tea tree oil to make your own deodorant. Simply mix 1/3 cup baking soda and 1/2 cup cornstarch with 5 tablespoons melted coconut oil, then add 15 to 16 drops tea tree essential oil. Store in an airtight container.

Gets rid of dandruff and lice:

Dandruff and lice can leave your scalp feeling itchy all the time. In order to treat these hair woes, add a few drops of tea tree oil to your shampoo or DIY natural homemade anti-dandruff shampoo.