In a quest to living life easy without overexposure to chemicals and harmful products, people often believe natural organic products are the best options to a better life. In our journey to self-discovery and safe ways for longer healthier life, we’ve come across a number of natural ingredients used in most of these expensive products we see in the market. One of these is the tea tree oil.
Tea tree oil is an essential oil extracted from a plant native to Australia. It has antiseptic properties good for treating acne. However, there are other benefits of tea tree oil.
Tea tree oil can be used to cure acne. You can add it to the affected place with a cotton bud. You can mix it with rose water if you have a sensitive skin. When using tea tree oil, stay away from the sun, as it can increase your sensitivity to UV rays.
Tea tree oil can also be used to cure dandruff and itchy scalp. Just add a little to your shampoo and conditioner and use on your hair.
3. Sunburn and Eczema
Tea tree oil can be used to manage eczema and take care of sunburns and to relieve the pain caused by sunburns.
4. Athletes foot
Soak your feet in warm water with tea tree oil. Soak for 10 minutes. It relieves burning, itching, scaling and inflammation.
5. Ingrown hair
For ingrown hair, mix with any carrier oil to avoid reaction. It can be used in the groin area too. It soothes and heals the skin. Make sure to dilute it with a carrier oil like olive oil.