Tea Tree Oil
The aboriginal people of Australia have long used Tea tree Oil. Historically, the leaves were used as a substitute for tea, which is how it got its name. The Tea Tree is a small tree or shrub with needle-like leaves. It can grow up to 7 meters (20 feet) in height. Our Tea Tree is only to be used for therapeutic applications but it is one of the rare varieties that can be applied directly to the skin if using only a few drops.
- Apply Tea Tree oil to help prevent and treat acne without try common dry or peeling skin effects from other acne treatment products.
- Tea tree oil has the ability to soothe dry flaking skin, remove dandruff and even can be used for the treatment of lice.
- Tea tree oil have powerful antimicrobial properties and can kill off bad bacteria in your home.
- Use Tea Tree oil to prevent and treat most common skincare problems naturally and organically.
- Aromatically: Diffuse tea tree oil throughout your home using an oil diffuser. You can also directly inhale the oil by sniffing it right out of the bottle or applying some to your skin and clothes and smelling it that way, similar to a perfume.
- Topically: You should always dilute tea tree oil with a carrier oil like coconut oil in a 1:1 ratio before applying it directly to skin. Similarly to tea tree, coconut oil also has its own long list of benefits for skin and immunity, so these two together make an even better combination.
- NOT for Internal Use: According to the National Poison Center, tea tree oil is known to be poisonous if swallowed. Tea tree oil should NOT be taken by mouth for any reason, even though some traditional uses include tea tree oil as a mouthwash, treatment for bad breath, and treatment of toothache and mouth ulcers. If using tea tree in your mouth, spit out the oil afterwards to prevent potential side effects like digestive issues, hives or dizziness.