Tea Tree Oil Uses, Benefits and Homemade Recipes!

Tea Tree oil is squeezed from, steamed, leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia plant.  Discover Tea Tree oil uses for the body, skin, hair, nails and household!

Discover Tea Tree Oil uses, benefits and homemade recipes!

Tea Tree oil is squeezed from steamed leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia plant.  This plant has linear leaves, spiked white flowers and small woody, cup shaped, fruit.  Tea tress are native to the northeast coast of Australia. 


Tea Tree oil is light or pale yellow, to clear in color.  It's synonymous name is Melaleuca oil.  Discover Tea Tree oil uses for the body, skin, hair, nails and household!

Tea Tree oil has a light or pale yellow to clear color.  It has a strong fragrance, similar to nutmeg.  It's other name is Melaleuca oil.  It's antiseptic, anti-fungal, antibacterial, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory. 




TEA TREE OIL USES

Do you know the Tea Tree oil uses?  Fight colds, runny nose, flu and more!  Find homemade recipes!

BENEFITS:  (Body) 
Add 2 drops of tea tree oil to a humidifier.


--  Soothe Respiratory Problems; sore throats, coughs, runny nose, asthma, bronchitis, chest congestion

--  Fight Viruses:  chicken pox, flu, colds, measles
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BENEFITS:  (Skin/Nail) 
Dilute TT oil and apply topically. 


--  Eliminate Foot fungus, toe nail fungus
--  Get rid of blackheads, mild to moderate acne. 
--  Heal minor wounds, cuts, burns, infections, eczema, rashes, blisters, insect bites 
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Get rid of dandruff!  Discover Tea Tree oil uses, benefits and homemade recipes!

BENEFITS:  (Hair/Scalp Conditions) 
Add 2 drops of TT oil to shampoo.

--  Get rid of dandruff. 
--  Some claim it's effective against lice, but there's no real evidence.
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Melaleuca oil is used to freshen laundry.  Discover Tea Tree oil uses and homemade recipes!

BENEFITS:  (Household) 
Add a couple drops of TT oil to washing machine.  Freshen clothes.

-   Freshen Laundry
--  Repel Insects
--  All Purpose Cleaner
--  Kill Mold, Germs, and Musty Odors



HOMEMADE RECIPES

(Tea Tree Oil Uses)
(Body, Skin, Hair, Nails, Household)


TOE NAIL FUNGUS: 

--  Apply a few drops of diluted TT oil directly on toe nails 3 times daily. 

--  Those skin sensitive to TT oil can soak nails in water with a combination of essential oils, for 15 to 20 minutes.  Water should be ankle deep.  Mix together with water:  1/2 cup warm cider vinegar, 6 drops tea tree oil and your choice of ONE more essential oil from this list:  (1 drop sandalwood), (2 drops peppermint), (2 drops patchouli) or (2 drops thyme).


Melaleuca oil is used for clearing acne!  Get rid of blackheads!   Find Tea Tree oil uses and homemade recipes!

ACNE, PIMPLES, BLACKHEADS:

--  Mix 3 tsp. fresh aloe vera gel and 2 drops of tea tree oil.  Apply directly to affected area with Q-tip, cotton ball.  Leave on for about 20 minutes.  Rinse affected area with water.  Pat dry.  Raw organic honey can replace aloe vera gel, if desired.

--  Apply diluted TT oil to affected areas with Q-tip, cotton ball.  Leave on few hours or overnight.  Rinse with water.  Pat dry.

--  Back Acne:  Add 2 drops of TT oil to tub of bath water.

Homemade Face Mask # 1:  (Fight Acne)  Mix 2 tbs. green clay powder and 3 drops TT oil.  Add enough water and mix to make a smooth, pasty, texture.  Gently apply mixture to face, evenly.  Avoid eyes, ears, nose, mouth or any sensitive areas.  Leave on 20 minutes or until clay dries.  Rinse face with warm water.  Pat dry.

Homemade Face Mask # 2:  (Fight Acne)  Add 5 drops of TT oil to 1/4 cup of plain yogurt.  Apply evenly to face.  Avoid  eyes, ears, nose, mouth or sensitive areas.  Leave on 15 - 20 minutes.  Rinse with water.  Pat dry.



Melaleuca oil is used for making homemade soap!  Find Tea Tree oil uses, benefits, tips and homemade recipes!

BODY ODOR: (Homemade Skin Care)

--  Use TT oil for making homemade soap.   Combine 5 times distilled orange oil, tea tree oil and a bit of lavender oil.  This goat milk soap is a natural, antibacterial, deodorant soap.  This scent of this homemade soap really pops!

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Melaleuca oil is used for skin massages.  Discover Tea Tree oil uses, benefits, cautions and homemade recipes!

AROMATHERAPY

Relieve aches, pains, stress.  Improve overall sense of well-being.   Aromatherapy is a technique using essential oils. It's achieved through inhalation or skin absorption.  Essential oils  are used in diffusers or sprays to freshen air.  Aromatherapists apply essential oils to skin in relaxing massages.

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HOUSEHOLD

--  All Purpose Cleaner:  Combine 2 tsp of TT oil in 2 cups of water.  Mix well. Pour in spray bottle.

--  All Purpose Cleaner # 2:  Combine 1 ounce of Murphy's Oil Soap, 14 ounces of water and 10 drops of Tea Tree oil.  Mix well.  Pour in spray bottle.

--  Kill Mold, Mildew, Musty Odors:   Add a few drops of Tea Tree oil to water.  Pour in spray bottle.  Mix well.  Use on high traffic areas.

--  Repel Insects:  Add 15 drops Tea Tree oil to one quart of water.  Mix well.  Use as needed.



CAUTIONS!

--  Keep Tea Tree oil away from children and pets.

--  Some people experience allergic contact dermatitis as a reaction.

--  TEA TREE OIL IS TOXIC WHEN INGESTED.  It can cause drowsiness, confusion, weakness, vomiting, stomach upset, diarrhea, hallucinations and coma.  Never take TT oil orally.

-- Tea Tree oil is a concentrated essential oil. Essential oils contain bioactive ingredients. They're natural chemicals interact with biological systems.

Essential oils are POTENT chemicals!  Respect them and use with care. Never use large amounts of essential oils externally, or internally. Never use them straight. They must always be diluted in carrier oil, soap, lotion, or other buffering agent. Finally, never use ANY essential oils without knowing what their bioactive compounds are known to do.


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