TEA TREE OIL EXTRAORDINARY USESTweet
Jul 15, 2016 , 6 min read
For years people had used tea tree oil and help with skin ailments from acne to psoriasis. With ability to heal wounds and its well known powerful antiseptic properties, tea tree oil is derived from Australian native plant melaleuca alternfolia. It is becoming increasingly popular active ingredients in various homemade and cosmetic products.
Some of the traditional benefits of tea tree oil are: acne, bacterial infections, chickenpox, cold sores, congestion and respiratory tract infections, psoriasis etc. One of the most common uses of tea tree oil is in skin care products as it’s considered the most effective remedy for acne. There are various cosmetics available in market containing all benefits of tea tree which helps in soothing, moisturizing and restoring the skin’s natural and healthy glow. It is also beneficial for hair care as it soothes dry flaking skin, removes dandruff and is even used for the treatment of lice. Tea tree stimulates the scalp without drying it out. Tea tree oil also helps in relieving any type of skin inflammation including being used as a natural eczema treatment and for reducing psoriasis.
Tea tree oil for cancer:
Tea tree oil has been proven to have anti-cancer benefits. One of the most incredible studies done recently on tea tree oil found out its ability to fight skin cancer. In a study published in Journal of Dermatological Sciences, tea tree oil was found to have a rapid effect on reducing cancerous tumors boosting immunity.
Tea tree oil is also used for soothing and reducing cold sores and softens the dry cuticles. It can also be used for eliminating toenail fungus.
Tea tree’s natural antiseptic and anti-inflammatory actions make it essential oils that should truly be part of everyone’s natural medicine cabinet.