5 Important Benefits of Tea Tree Essential Oil

5 Important Benefits of Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea tree is an ancient essential oil that has a ton of incredible uses. Whether used in a nebulizing diffuser in aromatherapy or applied topically, tea tree essential oil is one oil that should have a space in everyone’s essential oil carrier or cabinet. One of the most impressive features of tea tree essential oil, and one of the reasons why it’s such a must-have, is that it provides just as many benefits to the home as it does the body.

Tea Tree Essential Oil Benefits for the Body

  1. Treats Acne

    Acne treatment is probably one of the most well-known and celebrated benefits of tea tree essential oil. Even mainstream acne cleansers and products use the power of tea tree essential oil, and for good reason – it really works. One study even found tea tree essential oil to be just as effective as benzoyl peroxide in the treatment of stubborn acne breakouts, but without all of the harsh side effects that often come along with it. The natural antibacterial and antiseptic properties of tea tree, combined with skin soothing benefits, can clear acne breakouts while leaving the skin in better shape than ever before. Tea tree essential oil can be used in your daily acne cleanser, or mixed with other ingredients to create a weekly or bi-weekly effective acne mask.

  1. Effective Homemade Deodorant

    Body odor isn’t the scent of sweat, it’s actually the scent of bacterial byproducts on the surface of the skin brought out by sweat. By taking away that bacteria, you take away the smell, and that’s just what tea tree essential oil can do. Crossing tea tree essential oil with baking soda and coconut oil provides you with an all-natural deodorant that really works without all of the harsh chemicals. This combination won’t clog pores as easily as traditional deodorants, but it will keep you smelling just as fresh.

5 Important Benefits of Tea Tree Essential Oil
  1. Cold and Flu Relief

    When you’re struck down with a cold or flu bug, it’s the symptoms that keep you down and out feeling lousy. The chest congestion, the headache, the sinus inflammation and congestion – none of it is very fun. Tea tree essential oil can help not only to purify the air and stop the spread of illness, but it acts as an expectorant to help you to feel better when you’re sick. By breaking up and loosening congestion, your body will be better able to expel it from our system.

  1. Home Cleanser

    The same antimicrobial properties that make tea tree essential oil so effective at combating acne also make it an excellent choice in natural home cleaning. Simply combining tea tree essential oil with water, vinegar, and lemon essential oil can give you an inexpensive and effective home cleaning solvent to work on any surface in any room of the home. The antimicrobial properties work to take care of bacteria and those bad bugs that could be lurking unseen on surfaces, leaving you with a clean you can be confident in.

  1. Air Purifying

    The air in our homes probably isn’t as clean as we think it is or as we’d like it to be. We spend the majority of our time indoors, and the majority of that time in our homes, breathing in air that could be ripe with bacterial, fungi, and pollutants we’d rather not be breathing in. Tea tree essential oil helps to cleanse and to purify the air, eliminating microbes, fungi, and bacteria before you’re able to breathe it in to your respiratory system. The most effective method to purify the air is with a nebulizing diffuser.

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  1. I just need you guys to know that tea tree oil is toxic to dog. When being used in a diffuser it can then harm a dog (and maybe other animals not sure) if they inhale to much it can harm their liver. So lock your room doors and keep them out while you’re using this for colds or flus over night.

  2. Tea Tree Oil is the best. It can be used in the nebulizing diffuser to cleanse your house when someone in your family gets ill so the rest of the family does not sick!

  3. For me, it is one of the most important and most universal oils. You can use it on skin undiluted to cure acne, you can add it to DIY face cream to keep it fresh for a long time, you can use it when having flu or cold. An amazing thing to have and very versatile.

  4. I use tea tree oil in many different things from a homemade paste for brushing my dogs teeth to an antibacterial ingredient in a foot soak. Tea tree oil is a necessary staple in every DIY herbalists collection.

  5. Wow! The only uses for Tea Tree Oil I knew about were for a home cleanser and also that it repels headlice. I didn’t know it could cleanse the air and help congestion! Interesting read.

  6. I love Tea tree Oil. The uses are many and the benefits are great. I live diffusing it along with lemon, peppermint, eucalyptus and oragano oils to help keep the flu and cold germs away in the winter season.

  7. I attend essential oil and aromatherapy classes and webinars and I always love reading the information that is put out on your blogs it’s so informative and knowledge based

  8. I’ve been using Meleluca or tea tree oil for over 30 years- basically, my whole life. My mother was a big fan and today I use it in my children.

  9. Tea tree Oil is in many products I use around the house everyday , hand soaps , hair care, cleaners… yet I was not aware it was helpful for colds & flu. I appreciate the information as I learn about #organicaromas #essentialoil #aromatherapy.

  10. Tea Tree is so versatile. I use it in my DIY deodorants, it is in a blend for cuts and scrapes. I diffuse it when I have a cold. The list goes on and on.

  11. I love the smell of tea tree but most people aren’t too fond of it. I also use a tea tree facial cleanser instead of shaving cream.

    Great informative post and I had no idea about armpit smell being bacteria.

    Thanks for the chance.

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