Tea Tree Essential Oil Benefits
Melaleuca (more commonly known as Tea Tree) has been used for centuries by cultures around the world, it is known for its powerful antiseptic properties and ability to treat wounds. In many cases, doctors of functional medicine will prescribe Essential oils like Tea Tree oil in replacement of conventional medications because they’re just as effective and without the adverse side effects.
Tea Tree oil is said to promote healthy boundaries, specifically in unhealthy or toxic relationships.
Essentials oils can also be used in oil burners and diffusers to create a fresh fragrant atmosphere in the home.
Some of the most common benefits of Tree Tea Essential Oil include:
- Bacterial infections
- Cold sores
- Congestion and respiratory tract infections
- Fungal infections
- Halitosis (bad breath)
- Head lice
- Dry cuticles
- Itchy insect bites, sores and sunburns
- Boils from staph infections
Here are some household uses for Tea Tree oil:
- Anti-microbial laundry freshener
- Insect repellant
- Natural deodorant
- Acne face wash
- Removes foot order
- Removes mold
- Household cleaner