Distilled from the leaves of the native Australian plant, Melaleuca alternifolia, tea tree oil has been widely used in the last century, and, for over seven decades, its potent abilities in treating various common conditions have been documented in numerous medical studies. Tea tree oil possesses powerful antiseptic, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties, making it an all-natural, yet highly effective, alternative to conventional treatments.
By far the most popular use for Tea Tree Oil is to soothe various skin conditions such as dry, oily, and itchy skin, as well as treat certain skin ailments including eczema, psoriasis, and contact dermatitis. It’s also a popular all-natural remedy to treating acne, calming inflammation and redness in affected areas. It also reduces the appearance of acne scars, leaving you with smooth, clear skin. Tea Tree Oil is also known for its antifungal properties, making it an easy, all-natural home remedy for treating unsightly fungal nail infections and athlete’s foot.
Tea Tree Oil controls and prevents the onset of dandruff, as well as keep your scalp moisturized and free from dead skin. Additionally, it can be used as a treatment for lice. Tea Tree Oil also acts as a strong antiseptic and disinfectant that prevents infections, and boosts the healing process of minor cuts and abrasions. Tea Tree Oil can also be used to treat burns, insect bites, and boils.