Tea Tree Essential Oil
- Treat absesses with tea tree by applying as a compress to the affected area
- Apply directly to spots to help them heal (patch test an area first)
- Add a few drops to a foot bath to help treat athlete's foot
- Add to a carrier oil (such as calendula) and gently massage over blisters or burns (not open wounds!)
- Apply directly to cold sores (patch test an area first and do not ingest)
- Can be appllied directly to skin to aid with insect bites
- Add it to a base oil to create a face oil to help with spots. Blend with rosehip or jojoba oil
- Add to a cup of milk and then pour into a running bath to help with skin infections. Use only a few drops
(absesses, acne, athletes foot, blisters, burns, cold sores, dandruff, herpes, insect bites, oily skin, rashes (including nappy rash), spots, veruccae, warts, wounds (infected))
- Use either by steam inhalation or in an oil burner to help with asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs etc.
- Blend with lavender and eucalyptus in a bowl of hot water to use as a steam inhalation method. In a small bowl (pasta bowl size) add 1 or 2 drops of each and inhale with your eyes closed.
(asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, coughs, sinusitis, tuberculosis, whooping cough)
- For illness such as chicken pox, blend with calendula and gently massage over the affected area
(colds, fever, flu, infectious illnesses such as chicken pox)
non-toxic, non-irritant, possible sensitzation in some individuals
HOW TO USE
- One of the only oils that can be applied directly to your skin - however, I recommend a patch test first as some people can be sensitive to it.
- Great for treating spots and acne blemishes by applying directly to the skin
- Can be used in a steam inhalation for coughs and cold with eucalyptus as it is antibacterial
- Some people add it to spray bottles with water to use for cleaning, however I would be careful as it may damage some surfaces.
- Can be applied directkly to the skin to treat infections such as athletes foot, warts, nail infections and absesses