Skin Conditions: Tea Tree is an excellent treatment for acne. It has been proven to be as effective as benzyl peroxide and often kinder to the skin. The powerful antimicrobial action of Tea Tree is useful for treating wounds and other skin and nail infections. Bug bites may also be soothed by Tea Tree.
Lowered Immunity: Tea Tree really shines as an antimicrobial and it is reported to support the immune system. Terpinen-4-ol is a compound in the essential oil and thought to increase white blood cell production. White blood cells are responsible for destroying infected cells in the body. For those with lowered immune systems either through medication, health conditions or exhaustion, Tea Tree is a protective essential oil.
Respiratory Support: Tea Tree has a strong anti-viral and anti-bacterial action. Add Tea Tree essential oil to the diffuser to prevent airborne germs from spreading or use in a steam inhalation to help manage respiratory infections.
Antimicrobial: A large body of research supports findings that Tea Tree essential oil effectively neutralises a variety of pathogens including some antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria. We can keep our families safe by adding Tea Tree essential oil to hand soap, disinfectant sprays, and cleaning products.
Dandruff: Enrich your shampoo with Tea Tree essential oil to help clear up dandruff. Some cases of dandruff are thought to be caused by fungal infection which Tea Tree essential oil may improve. The anti-inflammatory property of the oil may also soothe an irritated and itchy scalp.
Mental Stamina: Tea Tree essential oil can invigorate and uplift the spirits. When we are under pressure it has been recommended to help improve mental resilience. Tea Tree can help us combat apathy, lethargy, and melancholy after prolonged stress.