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Tea Tree Essential Oil

1X 12ml Bottle - 100% Supreme Quality Essential Oil  - TEA TREE - Melaleuca alternifolia

Tea tree oil has been recognized as a potent antiseptic in Australia anecdotely for much longer than there has been scientific evidence. However, recent studies support a role for tea tree oil in skin care and treatment of various ailments.

Tea tree oil is a known antifungal agent.  5% tea tree oil has been shown to be an effective treatment for dandruff due to its ability to treat Malassezia furfur, the most common cause of the condition.  It is also effective in treating the eye ailment, blepharitis.  Topical preparations of tea tree oil is also effective in the treatment of Candidiasis.

Tea Tree Oil is used medically as well as in cosmetic products.

In the treatment of moderate acne topical application of 5% tea tree oil has shown an effect.

Tea tree oil is also effective for treating insect bites, boils and minor wounds.  It has also been known to help soothe sunburn, poison ivy,  ear infections, and bee stings.

Disclaimer: The information contained on this website is for educational purposes only. It is not provided to diagnose, prescribe or treat any condition of the body. The information on this website should not be used as a substitute for medical counselling with a health professional.