Tea tree oil is taken from the leaves of the Australian wetland tree or bush, which is native to the northeast coast of New South Wales, Australia.
Tea tree oil is very different and not to be mixed with tea oil, derived from pressed seeds of the plant, which is normally used for cooking.
The tea tree oil is reported to have an amazing 100 or more components to be used for a number of purposes. For instance, it can be used as an antibacterial substance as well as an antifungal cream. Here are the top five uses for tea tree oil:
Athletes’ foot is a serious fungus infection that causes numerous problems to your skin, usually caused by the exposure to moist and warm sections of your feet.
It is known to spread like a pandemic disease and is very infectious. Tea tree oil can be used to treat athletes’ foot as an anti-fungal infection.
Tea tree oil can be used as a treatment for the common cold and flu like symptoms as well. For a sore throat it is recommended that you take a warm cup of water and add maybe 9 to 10 drops of tea tree oil into it and gargle it. Done twice a day, it will clear-up mucus as well as kill all traces of bacteria associated with the illness.
For congestion you want to add approximately 10 drops of tea tree oil into a vaporizer to eliminate your chest and nasal congestion.
This is another fungal infection; however, it appears in the mouth of babies and mostly children. To treat it, you want to take at least 12 ounces of water and apply a capful of the tea tree oil and gargle maybe 3 or 4 times, rinsing when finished.
No need to suffer in pain while waiting for a dental appointment. If you apply a little tea tree oil to the area in your mouth, it will penetrate the gums and kill the bacterium that’s causing the discomfort.