The Versatility of the Tea Tree

by Liliana Santos

Tea Tree essential oil, also known as Melaleuca or tea tree essential oil, is extracted from the leaves of the Australian tree Melaleuca alternifolia and is known for its antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and healing properties.

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Here are 10 ways to use Tea Tree essential oil:

  1. Treating Skin Problems : Tea Tree essential oil can help treat a variety of skin problems such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, wounds, cuts, and burns.
  2. Relief from breathing problems: Tea Tree essential oil can help relieve symptoms of respiratory problems such as cough, bronchitis and sinusitis.
  3. Treatment of fungal infections: Tea Tree essential oil can help treat fungal infections such as athlete's foot and thrush.
  4. Insect Bites Relief : Tea Tree essential oil can help relieve itchiness and inflammation caused by insect bites.
  5. Strengthening the immune system: Tea Tree essential oil can help strengthen the immune system, helping to prevent illness and infection.
  6. Muscle and joint pain relief : Tea Tree essential oil can be applied topically to painful areas to help relieve muscle and joint pain.
  7. Bad breath treatment: Tea Tree essential oil can help treat bad breath and improve oral health.
  8. Household surface cleaning: Tea Tree essential oil can be added to water to clean and disinfect household surfaces.
  9. Relief from headaches : Tea Tree essential oil can help relieve tension headaches and reduce inflammation.
  10. Dandruff Treatment: Tea Tree essential oil can help treat dandruff and reduce scalp itchiness and inflammation.

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