We love to use tea tree oil at home because of its unique fragrance and amazing properties for health, wellness and everything else under the sun! Did you know that tea tree oil is extracted from a native plant to Australia that cannot be found in any other part of the world? We’ve compiled a list of our top 5 uses for the essential oil.
Got a pimple? No worries! Tea tree oil can kill acne on the spot. Be careful to not overuse, as you can dry out the skin. It’s also best to treat acne at night – tea tree oil can make your skin sensitive to UV rays.
Having an issue with your skin? Tea tree oil is a natural, topical antiseptic that can aid with the healing of eczema, rashes, burns, and psoriasis. You can even use tea tree oil to clean small cuts. Always remember to not use the oil on infants under the age of six months.
Tea tree oil naturally cures bad breath. Mix a few drops (no more than 2 or 3) and swish the oil around with water in your mouth!
All Purpose Cleaner
If you’re looking for a natural all purpose cleaner, look no further. Fill a spray bottle with water and 1-2 tsp. of tea tree oil. If you need to remove mold, add a dash of apple cider vinegar to your mix.
Yes, tea tree oil can heal toenail fungus and athlete’s foot. Who knew? Paint the oil on affected nails everyday for two months – be patient as it takes new nails a year to grow.
What is your favorite way to use tea tree oil?