Tea tree oil: a remedy for various problems

Posted: December 14, 2014 in Beauty, Health

Every other day we face with one or the other timid issues like skin infections, sore throat etc., which if not treated on time, can turn into drastic problems. Therefore it is always better to treat such ailments as soon as possible. Well, you do not have to actually run to a chemist to get some medicated ointments or pills to cure these small problems. Today, I Kelly Speca, would be revealing about a natural oil that has been used since ages to cure many health problems.

Extracted from the tall shrub of tea tree (Melaleucaalternifolia), the pale coloured, pungent smelling tea tree oil has worked as a natural cure for many health problems. This is because of the antifungal, antiviral, antibacterial,expectorant, fungicide and a variety of other properties of this natural oil. Let us know how to cure some of the common issues using tea tree oil.

  • Skin Infections:many skin problems like acne, ring worm, toenail fungus and different others caused by microbes like virus, bacteria and fungus can be easily treated by making use of tea tree oil.
  • Acne: Tea tree oil, because of its antibacterial property can be topically used to treat acne. Just dab a cotton ball in the oil and apply it on the on the skin that is infected with acne (this can be your face, chest or forehead), before sleeping at night. In the morning when you wake up, wash your skin thoroughly. The acne will surely reduce and if you keep on doing this, your skin will not only be free of acne, but will also become radiant and glowing.
  • Ringworm: fungal infections like ringworm, athlete’s foot, toenail fungus etc. can be treated using tea tree oil. Directly apply tea tree oil on the infected skin area using cotton atleast two times a day. The infection will be healed within a few time.
  • Oral Problems: oral problems like bad breath, inflamed gums, gingivitis, plaque etc. can also be cured using tea tree oil. You can use it as a mouth wash by mixing around 2-3 drops a small cup of warm water. This antibacterial mouth wash will kills the germs of the mouth that cause plaque, cavities and bad breathe. Just make sure you do not swallow it. You can also add a few drops of this oil onto the toothpaste on your brush while brushing to heal other dental problems.
  • Sore Throat problems: add a few drops of tea tree oil while taking steam inhalation therapy. This will help in clearing away the chest from mucus, chest infections and sore throat. Canker sores and laryngitis can also be treated by gargling with a solution of warm water and 2-3 drops of tea tree oil to it.
  • Dandruff and Lice:because of the antifungal and antibacterial properties of tea tree oil, it is best used in shampoos nowadays to get rid of lice and dandruff. But if your regular shampoo does not include this oil, you can add some quantity of tea tree oil to your entire shampoo bottle.This shampoo will not only treat dandruff and lice, but also promote hair growth.

These were just a few ailments for which tea tree oil can be effectively used as a natural remedy. It will not only cure them, but also prevent them from coming back.

Kelly Speca is a person who provide the news article on sports, travelling, and politics and so others through a information media .  Through its unique visual storytelling, Kelly Speca delivers high-quality and engaging content across print, digital, social and video platforms.

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