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Tea Tree Oil

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Tea Tree Oil
Antibacterial And Antifungal Remedy

Tea Tree Oil is a natural additive derived from the tree Melaleuca Alternifolia. Tea Tree Oil is a yellow- or green-tinged essential oil with a fresh camphoraceous odour. It is extracted from the leaves of the tree Melaleuca Alternifolia. It has also been known as melaleuca oil. The oil is extracted from the tree's leaves by a special distillation process. The trees do not need to be harvested in order for their oil to be extracted; in fact, some trees have provided their oil for over 60 years. Tea tree grows in Australia and Asia. Historically, the leaves were used as an alternate for tea, which is how it got its name. The part used medicinally is the oil from the leaves.

This very resourceful essential oil is believed to have antibacterial, antifungal, and remedial properties and is thought to be useful in treating acne and cold sores. It is often used as a natural purifier and deodorizer. It is being used as a very helpful first aid remedy and against countless skin ailments, infections, cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites and skin spots etc. Tea tree oil is not just soothe and disinfecting, it is able of stabbing into the lower skin layers with its anti-inflammatory, disinfectant, analgesic (pain-killing) and cicatrizant (wound-healing) qualities. It has a diaphoretic effect - It promotes sweating - which enhances the body's own natural preventative reaction when threatened by infection. Tea Tree Oil exhibits expectorant and balsamic characteristics, which are especially helpful in the case of throat or chest infections, having a usually soothing and clearing (mucus-expelling) effect on the entire respiratory tract. It is also efficient against head colds.

Tea Tree Oil Benefits

    Tea tree oil is helpful as an additional treatment for colds, bronchitis, whooping cough and pneumonia.
    It can be helpful to those who need to build up their power before a surgical operation.
    It is most helpful in treating skin diseases and respiratory illnesses.
    Tea tree oil is complex chemical composition makes it very difficult for germs to develop resistance to it.
    Tea tree oil is a superb insect repellent and can be used to resist ticks and soothe sunburns by dropping soreness.
    Tea tree oil has also been used to fight fungal diseases affecting animals fish and plants.
    The oil is claimed to have beneficial cosmetic and medical properties (including antiseptic and antifungal action).
    It can alleviate swelling and may help injury healing by encouraging tissue regeneration.
Tea Tree Oil Precautions

Consult your doctor before using this product.
Tea tree oil is not recommended for use during pregnancy.

Tea Tree Oil Warning

Keep away from eyes. Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care. Keep out of reach of children. For external or aroma therapeutic use only. In case of accidental ingestion, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.

Tea Tree Oil Suggested Use

Tea Tree Oil can be used externally as a completely natural germicide and fungicide. Our oil can be applied directly to the site of infection or irritation, such as pimples, boils, cuts, insect bites and minor burns. Does not damage healthy tissue. A mild tingling or warming sensation in sensitive areas may be felt and is normal. Use sparingly.
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