Tea Tree Oil (also known as Melaleuca) it is a natural antibacterial disinfectant that was commonly used as a general antiseptic. The Tea Tree Oil has wonderful properties that make it a popular natural agent for curing the following types of infectious organisms: fungus, bacteria, and virus. More importantly, it is known to effectively fight a number of infections that are resistant to some antibiotics. Therefore, Tea Tree Oil is an excellent natural remedy for hundreds of bacterial and fungal skin ailments such as acne, abscess, oily skin, blisters, sun burns, athlete’s foot, warts, herpes, insect bites, rashes, dandruff and other minor wounds and irritations
Tea Tree Oil has extraordinary antiseptic power, contains remarkable anti-infectious activity, and is exceptionally mild. This oil is exceptional for bacterial infections in the respiratory system.
Tea Tree Oil is a gentle essential oil. With repeated applications, it is just as effective as the stronger, more powerful oils like oregano, thyme, clove, cinnamon and lemongrass…and safer for young children.
Tea tree oil is a very effective treatment for burns and can be used with a combination of Tea tree oil and lavender essential oil. Mix the two essential oils together to create a synergistic blend that increases the power of both oils. These two oils pair well together for many ailments, including ear infections minor cuts and scrapes, insect bites, etc.
The illness usually stems from a build-up of toxins in the body and a weakened immune system. Both are related to problems in the digestive tract, particularly the intestines. Tea tree oil is a pro-biotic; it supports the beneficial bacteria while eliminating harmful bacteria. Tea tree oil also stimulates the immune system so the body can repair and heal itself.
Daily use of tea tree oil (one drop in a glass of fresh juice, or in herbal tea) will allow you to take internal advantage of tea tree’s healing powers.
“I expect that essential oils may someday prove a vital weapon in the fight against strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.” (Andrew Weil, M.D., 1996)
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