I Call It Tea tree…She Calls It Melaleuca Oil

I find the concept calling people with funny names…which are close to their real names…very cute…But that has nothing to do the topic…Anyway…my focus for this article is ‘names’….This amazing tree called Tea tree…must have heard a lot of it now…thanks to its multiple benefits…anyway…what I was saying is…do you by any chance know how this tree got this name ‘Tea tree’? 

Yeah yeah…I am sure you don’t…and must be wondering the reason of my existence…hmm…I’ll tell you…Actually…Originally…the leaves were used as a tea substitute…you got it? I mean the leaves of this tree were used in place of tea…to prepare tea…so that is how this tree came to be known as ‘Tea tree’…  

Now moving ahead…Any idea of its other names?

Alright! Alright! I will only tell you…please don’t start questioning my being again… 

Hmm…it does not have many names…but yes it does have alternative names…they are- 

  1. Punk Tree
  2. Australian Tea Tree
  3. Melaleuca Alternifolia (in Latin)
  4. Paperbark Tree
  5. Ti Tree

Cute names no?

Hmm…I find them cute…Let’s get down to its nitty-gritty now…

This Tea tree has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years….It can be…no…it IS used for purposes that are…

  • Antifungal
  • Antibacterial
  • Antiseptic
  • Cosmetics
  • Antiviral 

Okay…now some knowledgeable and informative points for you…Tea tree oil has certain chemicals called terpenoids that have antiseptic and antifungal properties…So now you understand its because of these chemicals that the whole tree is considered so….It is an essential oil that is obtained by steam distillation of the leaves from an Australian plant or call it Melaleuca alternifolia…. 

Tea Tree Oil Uses

The leaves of this Tea tree were initially and originally used for healing skin ailments ( mainly I mean)… scrapes…insect bites…skin spots…cuts…infections…and burns by crushing the leaves and applying them to the area infected or ailing….Tea tree oil has also been used for conditions such as acne…athlete’s foot…dandruff…nail fungus… vaginitis…thrush…and even periodontal disease….boils…lice…eczema…psoriasis…yeast infections…and also as a general antiseptic…It is also used often in creams…ointments…soaps…lotions…and shampoos ( Phew! One tiny leaf! And so many benefits! Imagine! )

Tea Tree Oil for Bad Breath

You know Tea Tree oil can actually be used to help stop bad breath…Many toothpastes and oral products use tea tree oil in their formulas….Sometimes it is even used in mouthwash and other solutions for stopping bad breath…. 

Tea Tree Oil for Gum Disease

Not only can tea tree oil help with halitosis…but it can even have antibiotic qualities and help heal gum infections…It can treat severe chronic gingivitis and bleeding gums as they deeply penetrate to the skin…This is one of the main reasons a dentist would tell a patient to use toothpaste that contains tea tree oil for treating bad breath… 

And……Tea Tree Oil can be used against the following microbes…

  • Gram Negative bacteria
  • Gram Positive bacteria
  • Fungi

Okay…quick…check out our references now…

  1. Tea Tree oil for bad breath by R.Drysdale
  2. Leaves used as tea substitute by Cathy Wong
  3. Tea tree oil by livestrong.com

 

Ouch!! Apply me – Tea tree oil

Just as this heading suggests…whenever in any ‘ouch’ condition…Tea tree is always there to offer the best of help…Okay I know that the use of essential oil…raw…in today’s world is passé but then well…ladies and gentlemen..we cannot simply choose to ignore…overlook the n number of products using Tea tree oil in its reputed and safe (yes literally safe) products…creams…lotions…toothpastes…they all have it in them…

Tea tree can be applied neat (raw; as it is) to scrapes and cuts to prevent infection of all sorts… If putting  a few drops into warm water to clean wounds…it’ll be even more magical…It can even be applied to a cut or scrape as an antibiotic and to improve skin healing…isn’t that amazing and solving all our purposes?

Tea tree can hasten the healing process because it contains multiple medicinal properties….The best and golden ones being the…

  • Analgesic (pain relieving)
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-fungal
  • Homeostatic (arrests bleeding)
  • Vulnerary (substance that helps heals sore and wounds by external application)
  • Antiseptic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antibiotic

When one cleans the wound and apply the Tea Tree Oil directly to the cut two to three times the first day….the wound is sure to heal in far better manner and more quickly than when treated with something else…

Tea tree is one of those essential oils that has certain properties that supersede the goods of many others carefully made products…of course the case is going to be a lot better if the product contains tea tree..

The most rare…uncanny and invincible quality of this oil being that it deals with the emotional aspect of the wound too (Initially I was left wondering if wounds too have emotions)…But what it means is that in case there has been trauma or shock this magical oil is able to address that component as well…Intriguing no?

One major factor it is so illustrious for its healing properties is that the benefits of tea tree oil are so recognized…by everyone…including yours and mine grandma to the scientists today…and is hence the most popular essential oils of all times…

Qualities that highlight its being are that it is

  1. Antiseptic
  2. Antifungal
  3. Antimicrobial
  4. Antiviral
  5. Antibacterial
  6. Anti-inflammatory
  7. Antioxidant
  8. Anti parasitic
  9. Decongestant
  10. Immune-stimulant
  11. Insecticidal
  12. Tissue regenerator

 For these reasons and that its amazing ability to enhances the immune system..rates it on the top…above all…and to add more to it….it has been traditionally used for coughs… flu…bronchitis…and colds… (Mind you! It still IS used!)

Its regeneration properties also reduce scar tissue and swelling which hence makes it perfect for healing wounds….insect bites and acne…

It’s not just the physical ills that are healed by Tea tree oil this essential oil is so refreshing and cleansing….It has a strong herbaceous and woody that its shirks the unnecessary thoughts from the mind leaving us light-headed…and rejuvenated…

It eases mental stress and purifies the mind and body of emotional wounds…Once old wounds are released (or healed)…the body can then change the behavioural patterns that led to the wounding to begin with…and that’s how the wounds are treated to the core by this oil…

The emotional roots are often associated with distrust of self or others…guilt and shame. Of all which…can be released with the assistance of Tea Tree…Now you know what all it heals…the external injuries….and the internal ailments…

Have a look at our references…

  1. Tea tree oil by amoils.com
  2. Tea tree- Natural antibiotic by Ray Sahelian
  3. Tea tree treating wounds by livestrong.com

I Am A Wonder Worth Worshipping – Tea Tree Oil

Like I have written in certain other blogs of mine…Every great discovery has a certain uncanny history to it…and so does this wondrous oil…Without any further ado…let me take you the yesteryears…the years of recognition of this amazing Tea tree oil…

Even much much before Captain Cook set foot on the shores of Australia…the natives used the this oil of the Melaleuca trees for a wide range of topical and oral applications….They crushed the leaves to obtain their oil to use as rubbing mediums and mixed them with clay to form poultices and even bathed in the water containing Tea tree oil….White settlers observed and imbibed the way of using the leaves for their own healing applications…It was most unfortunate for people in the west that there was no documented evidence…and the use of Melaleuca oil was to remain confined to Australia…as a bush remedy…for the next 150 years..( phew! Now that’s a long time).

Hmm…then way back in 1922…an Australian chemist…Arthur Penfold…distilled the oil from the Melaleuca alternifolia and following…published a paper stating that it had wide-ranging antibacterial and antifungal properties..And it was disclosed for the record that this was a new type of germicide…gentle to skin cells but harmful to the germs…This oil then got renowned for its ability to treat all kinds of infections and infestations…It was the treatment of choice… from

  1. Ringworm
  2.  Leg ulcers
  3. Cuts and wounds
  4.  Head lice
  5.  Infections
  6. Pyorrhoea
  7. Gingivitis
  8. Catarrh
  9.  Thrush
  10.  Tonsillitis

Be it….Professors…doctors…dentists and veterinary surgeons…they all….utilized its many properties for the health and welfare of their patients…

Then it was the dawn of the World War II and…this oil was in such short supply that all the available stocks were used to help stop infections from the unavoidable war wounds…both in soldiers and munitions workers that were helping with the war effort….Soon it was brought down to be cheaper…and more readily available….alternative should be manufactured to help stop the spread of germs….and the once thriving industry went into a steep decline….For the next twenty years the oil was all but forgotten…literally…I know it’s pretty unbelievable to hear that…but its a fact..

But fortunately enough…Melaleuca alternifolia oil has over 100 components working in a synergized fashion…most of which could not even be identified back in the early years…so an exact nature-identical copy was impossible to synthesize from man-made chemicals….Now you understand…As far as the 60s era was concerned…the oil made a remarkable comeback… the first scientific evidence in decades confirmed that it had a favourable effect in the treatment of boils…gynaecological infections and later for varied foot problems and nail bed infections….And now…..the once sidelined oil was ( actually ‘is’) gaining truck loads of  popularity…and farms were being set up to harvest the oil on a commercial basis…

And ladies and gentleman! Hang on… it doesn’t stop there…not just can this amazing oil be used in first aid applications and toiletries…it is a powerful solvent too (which is why it helps to clear trapped bacteria in boils) and can be utilized all around the home….So if you have any old tea tree oil in the cupboard it can be safely used for household cleaning applications…understand? It is particularly good for getting the glue off plates…jars and bottles often left behind by price stickers and labels…..It can be an effective cleaner…removing paint and pen marks easily from surfaces…( wow! Didn’t have even a single clue that it is so prolific! ) when mixed with a small amount of ordinary household cleaner or laundry product and rubbed over the area…It is a good stain remover for clothes and everyday washable items….But it must not be used full-strength on plastics and cheaper man-made fabrics…because they can become damaged by the strong solvent action…It can clean silver…It helps to deodorize rooms and cupboards….Mixed with a few drops of a culinary oil it can be sprinkled onto a duster and used to polish wooden furniture…both inside the house and in the garden…

And today the stand of tea tree oil is above all…without a doubt…

Check out these references…

  1. 20 Great uses of tea tree oil by www.care2.com
  2. Tea tree history by Tea tree wonders
  3. Tea tree benefits by Tea Tree Organization

Vapourize Those Boils With Tea tree oil

As if those ugly and pesky pimples were enough that another of its kind popped up (literally)…a boil…often people confuse boils with pimples…but let me make it clear in the very beginning…boils are a lot more grave than pimples…Okay on a serious note..what I mean is that boils are bigger and more painful than pimples..they are…in a way…the nurtured versions of pimples…bigger…uglier…more painful..thanks to the pus and that ‘eew!’ liquid filled in them…

Okay..getting down to the nitty-gritty…Boils are caused by a staph infection…The infection can occur almost anywhere on the body…and should be examined carefully…especially since the advent of penicillin resistant strains are becoming more common…you ought to keep an eye…

Hmm…Boils can be extremely painful (I mean EXTREMELY!)…Although they just seem like harmless pimples (Okay they are harmless but ugly looking)…they are filled with yellow-yellow liquid called ‘pus’ and apparently are unbearably painful when they pop-up on places like our ears…nose…fingers or even scalp…

Worse yet, a staph infection lies dead for lifetimes ( Again…not literally…was just exaggerating )…because it is shrewd enough to wait for us to fall sick and then attack…(remember hit when the iron is hot)…

Hmm…Now understand what Tea tree does to those ugly little things…

Apply tea tree oil on that boil…You know at the first signs they can be stopped (yes I mean it)..mainly when they are tiny…simply with an  hourly application of tea tree oil…

Keeping the infected area open…or rather exposed to air can be a lot more beneficial…then try following the activity by wrapping it with a gauze bandage…it’ll help..

Nothing acts better than Tea tree during the problem of a boil…it has this

  • Anti-fungal
  • Anti-septic

Quality that does wonders for the skin that is infected…

 No matter what the reason of the occurrence of the boil..

  • an infection
  • hiking
  • working hard
  •  just repeated friction to some part of your skin

 Tea tree just does wonders for the skin…by relieving the one applying from inflammation…burning…pain…sores…redness…blisters…Phew!

Tea tree oil will soothe and help speed the diminishing of the boil….while reducing the chance of infection due to its ability to stifle the growth of bacteria…fungus…and viruses…

If you apply tea tree oil to boils…you will most likely find that they will heal faster…with little or no itching and burning…and that is the absolute magic of Tea tree oil…

Tea tree…hence proved…is best to treat those ugly…bubbly…pus-filled boils…

Don’t miss to have a look at our reference links…

  1. Boils and Infections by earthclinic.com
  2. Home remedies for boils by myhomeremedies.com
  3. Natural cures for boils by home-remedies-for-you.com

Tea Tree Oil Info Barrel

Tea tree oil is the most sought after and recognized oil in the cosmetics industry…reasons are clear and wide…the various properties of this oil which cannot be found in possibly any other oil…And in fact no other oil can compete with its qualities…

Tea Tree Oil (also known as Melaleuca) is a natural antibacterial disinfectant that was commonly used as a general antiseptic by the aborigine tribes for thousands of years. More recently, the scientific community has confirmed that Tea Tree Oil has tremendous medicinal benefits. It is a light yellow oil that has a scent similar to nutmeg, and it is produced by steaming tea tree leaves and then squeezing the oil out.

Tea Tree Oil has wonderful properties that makes it a popular natural agent for curing all three 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

Studies have shown that Tea Tree Oil also treats respiratory problems ranging from common sore throats, coughs and runny nose to severe conditions such as asthma, tuberculosis, and bronchitis. The anti-viral properties of the oil fight many common infectious diseases such as chicken pox, shingles and measles, flu, cold sores and verrucae. It also strengthens the body’s immune system, which is often weakened by stress, illness, or by the use of antibiotics and other drugs. It can also be used as a mouth wash, since it is highly effective in healing oral candidiasis (a fungal infection of mouth and throat).

Tea Tree Oil, when used as a mouth wash, acts as a natural cure for bad breath, oral candidiasis, gingivitis, plaque, and inflamed gums. It also kills mouth bacteria prior to dental surgery and also reduces mouth irritation that is often caused by dental procedures.

Add 3 drops of Tea Tree Oil to a cup of warm water.

Use the solution as a mouthwash two to three times daily.

Always spit out the Tea Tree Oil mouthwash. Do not swallow it.

You may also add 1 drop of Tea Tree Oil to toothpaste when brushing teeth.

Sore Throat and Congestion

Tea Tree Oil can be combined with a simple steam inhalation technique to naturally cure congestion, sore throat, chest infections, and clearing up mucus:

Okay, go through our reference links now…

  1. Tea Tree Oil by Care2
  2. Tea Tree Oil by Cathy Wong
  3. Tea Tree Benefits by Ray Sahelian

Tea Tree For Thrush

In today’s world of storm and stress…the medical complications seems to be proliferating by the day..and that too ones which were never paid attention to…they resurrected to be greater and more stressing…one of those being Thrush…frankly I never knew it was called so…I mean I did have idea about something like this but didn’t know that it was called ‘Thrush’…I take this to my responsibility to make you all aware of it.. 

Okay…Oral thrush…also known as oral candidiasis is an infection of the genus Candida that develops on the mucous membranes of the mouth… yeast fungi… It is basically caused by this thing called Candida albicans..

 It’s kind of disgusting and yucky…as it causes thick white or cream-colored deposits…most commonly on the tongue or maybe the inner cheeks….The sores are painful and may even bleed slightly when they are scraped or rubbed…The infected area may appear inflamed and red…

Most horrible thing about this is that it may even spread to the back of the throat or the upper portion of the mouth…

I know its surprising to know this but this fungus exists in almost all parts of out body…including the digestive system… skin and mouth…and as a matter of fact the healthy beings do not face any ailments…However…people on certain medications…reduced immune systems and certain problems are vulnerable to oral thrush which can and may get out of control…

Most vulnerable are the following ones..

  • Ones excessively using mouthwash  
  • Ones on Steroid medication
  • Ones who wear dentures
  • Ones taking Antibiotics  
  • Ones with a weak immune system
  • Ones with Diabetes
  • Ones having other therapies

Hmm…So now you know this Thrush can be pretty irritating and rather disgusting…So…let me introduce you to its biggest enemy…Tea tree oil…

This is one of the most effective natural remedies for in adults’ oral diseases…like one of them being Thrush..

Just to kill your apprehension about Tea tree’s oral use…try looking at the oral care section in the health food store and it would be evident that toothpastes…mouth rinses…and even toothpicks are made with tea tree oil specifically formulated for use in the mouth…

One major reason being..its anti-fungal quality…which acts best against such fungal infections…when used under proper supervision…Tea tree oil can scrape the whiteness from the mouth..you know I mean your coated tongue…

Tea tree acts as this liquids that when passes over the affected region…goes on eradicating the whatever unwanted microbes comes its way…rendering a cleaner and healthier mouth…its best use would be as a mouthwash when suffering from thrush…

A special advise for mothers who breastfeed – Try Using a couple of drops of pure tea tree oil mixed with coconut oil or olive oil and apply to the nipples after each feeding…Gently rinse nipples in warm water and pat dry before feeding when using tea tree oil applications…It makes the nipples devoid of dirt and infections…though it does have a very strong smell and taste..

So…you know enough already..check out our references for now…

  1. Cause of Thrush by healing.about.com
  2. Herbal care by Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa
  3. Home remedy for Thrush by candida-cure-recipes.com

Tea Tree – Extending A Helping Hand

TEA TREE – EXTENDING A HELPING HAND

Not for just one…two..rather…not just for any countable number of troubles but for almost anything and everything…Tea tree extends a helping hand for almost every human trouble…relating to the complex human body and its functioning…

You know this Tea tree grew in the islands of the south Pacific and Australia…Reason it bears the name ‘Tea tree’ is that…it’s bark….leaves……or twigs were initially used by settlers and travellers as a tea substitute…You know for making tea and all….

 And a surprising fact is that the Australian tea trees…are not trees at all!

Rather they are green shrubs that grow in the wet-wet coastal regions of Australia….you now they are like these amazingly quickly growing plants and easily acquire a minimum height of 7 to 8 feet when mature….Australian tea trees have soft (wow! That’s unusual)…thick…white bark (I just fancied white barks as a kid) …and white flowers that bloom in the summer…pretty they are..

That was about the tree…The light yellow tea tree oil is obtained by steaming the tea tree leaves to bring out the oil which is used mainly in medicine…and yes…also for industrial lubricants and cosmetic products…The smell being somewhat like nutmeg…

It’s flushed with these medicinal properties because of this unusual chemical called terpenoid…. which when making up for at least 30 and preferably 40-50 of the oil…is when it can be considered medically useful….Tea tree oil contains yet another compound…cineole….which ideally should make up less than 15 and preferably 2.5 of the oil….

hmm…now let me disclose which I know you’ve been waiting to hear…Yes! Tea tree oil kills fungus and bacteria…even the ones resistant to certain antibiotics… Elaborative uses being…Tea tree oil is used outwardly as - 

Some of its basic uses:

  • Treating athlete’s foot
  • For acne
  • Treating fungal infections of fingernails or toenails
  • For oral candidiasis (Though do spit it out)

So now that you already know Tea tree’s miracles..check out our references..

  1. Tea tree uses and benefits by Ygoy
  2. Benefits of Tea tree oil
  3. Properties of oils by walikinthelight.co.uk

Lose The Self In Tea Tree Oil’s Aromatherapy

Times in life…when a single day sucks out every ounce of energy and life from our body…and we feel drained…literally…of all our physical resources…

Times when…we find the piercing silence of certain eerily quiet and empty streets and subways than those roads bearing an overjoyed and boisterous crowd…

Those were times when ‘I’ personally wanted to get back home…and hit the sack as soon as possible…but mid-way if something even better happens…and one is given an aromatherapy…wouldn’t that make the short relaxation period even more worth it?

That’s how I resorted to Tea tree oil…

That’s why I am suggesting it to you today…

Okay…before I start…Do you understand the term aromatherapy?

Basically…aromatherapy…is the ancient science of healing…relaxing and energizing by the use of plants and their parts…

Every part of the tree plays a significant role in aromatherapy…be it the roots…barks…flowers…fruits…seeds and even nuts…It is…in fact is one of the most popular branches of alternative medicines…

The word aromatherapy is derived from two words aroma which means ‘smell’ and therapy which stands for ‘healing’…So together they get together to form…smell…that heals…

Why Tea Tree For Aromatherapy?

Not one…not two…Lots of reasons behind…

Its Aroma is: Very High

Effects of Tea tree: Antiseptic…Stimulant

Its Scent is: Sharp…medicinal

Blends best with:

  • Clove bud
  • Geranium
  • Lavender
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme
  • Lemon
  • Nutmeg
  • Cinnamon
  • Clary Sag
  • Rosewood

What Tea Tree Does To Us?

Tea Tree oil is a very powerful immune stimulant and helps fight infections of all kinds and helps clean the skin…It kills…ruins the beings of-

  1. Bacteria
  2.  fungi
  3.  Viruses

Not only that…It can…Okay…It DOES help treat…

  • Influenza
  • Cold sores
  • Catarrh
  • Glandular fever
  • Gingivitis

Also massaging with Tea Tree oil before any operation may help to fortify the body and reduce post-operative shock…

Tea Tree oil could help clear bronchial congestion…asthma…cough…sinusitis…whooping cough and tuberculosis…abscesses…acne…burns…dandruff…herpes…oily skin…also valuable for athlete’s foot…cold sores…blemishes…diaper rash…warts…sunburn and infected wounds…

Australian soldiers and sailors used the essential oil as an all-purpose healing agent during World War II…And even today…tea tree is used in aromatherapy…rather more extensively…

And now…essential oil companies have begun touting tea tree’s healing properties… Medical journal articles support reports of its ability to heal mouth infections…and is a chief ingredient of almost every product now…that has something to do with healing…

Things thaat make up this amazing oil are

  • Pinene
  • Terpineol
  • Cineol
  • Cymene

The Scent of tea tree is mostly…Astringent…acrid…camphorwood like…and medicinal….the scent is similar to eucalyptus…

Its Therapeutic properties include…Anti-inflammatory…antiviral…antibacterial…antifungal…destroys parasitic infections…encourages the healing of wounds…stimulates immune system

It is called a “medicine cabinet in a bottle”…It heals wounds…protects skin from radiation burns from cancer therapy…and encourages scar tissue to regenerate irritating….and does the for our skin…

Check out these reference links..

  1. Tea Tree Oil by Herbal Healing
  2. Aromatherapy: Tea tree by TLC
  3. Essential oils and aromatherapy by Veronica Shine
  4. Tea tree oil by Healing natural Oils

Tea Tree- Lets Fights Acne! One-On-One!

The title of this article is what Tea tree has to say to acne….over hundreds of years now people have found themselves trapped in the ugly and intimidating world of acne….the ones resourceful…fought back…but the ones deprived…had to face the repercussions…and even today the battle continues…low self-esteem (especially amongst youngsters)…incapacitating condition…sleepless nights…strained relationships…have all been ‘some’ of the many of its grave effects..

Finally rose something from the untouched vegetation…nature’s pride…Tea tree oil (erm..I know that was a little mellow-dramatic)…anyway…now for your answer…why Tea tree oil for acne?

But before that…understand this Tea tree oil…

This oil is an essential oil obtained by pressing the leaves of the Tea tree…It in a way…some say…smells like camphor and is kind of transparent (Okay translucent! )  Natives of  Australia…the tree’s native location too…had long back brought the oil in their use…You know like even much before it developed a commercial market for itself…It vigorously fights-

  1. Virus
  2. Infections
  3. Bacteria

Now…for the question…How Tea Tree Oil fight acne?

What makes it take the highest position as far as best fighters of acne are concerned…is its antimicrobial property….and eventually the ability to kill the bacteria on skin that contribute to acne

This acne occurs when a pore becomes clogged with dead skin cells or oil produced by the skin…which in layman’s language we term as dirt…impurities..So…Once this occurs…bacteria get trapped inside the clogged pore… this in turn causes swelling and sores…especially when white blood cells attack the bacteria trapped in the pore… By fighting these…Tea tree eliminates the chances of the reoccurrence of the bacteria

Tea tree oil tones the skin even…It dries up the oil that’s there on the surface of the skin…hence ending the chance of the development and blocking the nourishment of the bacteria…

Tea tree oil has these great advantages over all other things…

1) Tea tree oil does not dry out your skin.
2) Tea tree oil gets the red out.
3) Tea tree oil fights the bacteria that cause pimples with ugly yellow centers…you will look better faster with tea tree oil

Okay so you know enough as to why to use Tea tree in place of anything else to cure acne…So..now have a look at our references..

  1. Tea tree for acne by altmedicine.about.com
  2. Tea tree oil acne treatment by natural-acne-treatments.com
  3. Fight acne by Cosmopolitan

Tea Tree Oil – Caressing the Skin

There were times in my life when I just wanted to put layers and layers of foundation and face powder to conceal…erm…no ‘conceal’ is rather sophisticated…I wanted to FAKE a flawless skin! Which I evidently didn’t possess…and then there were times I wanted to apply the juice of all possible edibles in my refrigerator (you see the height of desperation!)…hoping…wishing (whatever!) that the greens could fight the blues of my skin…and then the green indeed did the wonder…but ahem!! Not the veggies in the fridge…but the nature’s green Tea tree oil!

Now…I…being an ardent user of Tea tree essential oil…I’ll tell you why only Tea tree oil and nothing else…

Well…You know this Tea tree is this amazing dose of luxury for skin and can support its health in so many other ways….so any unpleasant encounters with skin and….thumbs up for Tea tree!

There’s fact you should be aware of…This Tea tree oil is not really obtained from the beverage tea plant…Nor it is a concoction from the green tea plantations….But these oils are distilled from the Malaleuca  plant widely grown in Australia…Now you know how it got the name ‘Tea-tree’..

Now what counts for Tea Tree to make it the best applicant for skin is its properties. it is

  • Antiseptic
  • Antibiotic

And not to our surprise these qualities of tea tree oils were always known and traditionally used by the locals for the treatment of skin infections and ugly eruptions on skin….and that how it invaded into the skincare market of today…and today it is hence a part of products like

  • cleansers
  • after shave lotions
  • scrubs
  • foams
  • moisturizers
  • anti- acne
  • blackhead removal products
  • foot creams
  • shampoos

A substance that will kill bacteria…micro-organisms and pests….That bacteria might be thriving on a pimple…or maybe any infectious skin eruption…or as fungus on toe nail or maybe as certain vaginal yeasts….Tea tree will bail you from the traps of these pests from anywhere and everywhere…

It happens to be that magic pen which when comes in contact with our skin…is bound to deliver magical and unbelievable results…usually by sucking out the impurities in the skin…leaving it scraped of extraneous substances..

Tea tree’s ability to ruin the being of apparently the most difficult…sticky and easily propagated bacteria and micro-organisms (even the ones left untreated by antibiotics)

As a matter of fact….acne…blackheads and dark spot are also actually a result of accumulation of dirt…sebum and thriving microorganisms…and bingo! Tea tree alone is an anti-squad for these…

And…it’s use…proliferating by every day…let’s do a quick recap…why..

1) It need not be consumed as antibiotic medicine which in turn has an  adverse effect on the liver
2) Most effective as a cure to numerous skin ailments
3) It is natural
4) It is useful as a preventive medicine to help stop the spread of germs and infections even before they start to harm the skin
5) Because nothing else can match its usefulness in its areas of activity

Hmm…know enough now..have a look behind the curtains..

  1. Tea tree oil By Secrets of skincare
  2. Tea tree oil’s extraction by www.healthmash.com
  3. http://www.speedyremedies.com/home-remedies-for-rashes.html