Tea Tree as an Antiseptic

I remember…as a kid whenever I used to get hurt…my Grandma..who was a crusader of natural herbs…and their benefits…used to apply this yellow strong smelling liquid on my scratches..burns..and cuts…it used to hurt a little but soon the wound used to turn into a scab and come off…and eventually heal…

Today I realize what that yellowish liquid was…it was…Tea Tree oil….

This amazing liquid…Tea tree oil….Long known for its qualities as a natural germicide which enhance the skin hygiene and also combines to effectively…. It…in fact…acts as a natural astringent… And also tones the skin…providing soothing relief to minor skin irritations…or wounds and injuries..It’s natural antiseptic properties aid in relieving minor infections…burns…cuts…bruises…pains…

It controls skin hygiene….Its natural cleansing ability removes unwanted grime and odours form the surface of the skin….Hence…leaving it scraped…of impurities…dirt and germs…thereby caring for the skin…

It is a pure oil pressed…obtained from the leaves of a tree native to Australia.…Also…traditionally… it has been used as a topical agent for the skin….The good quality oil is intricately obtained by crushing the leaves…and by extremely hygienic means…

And as a matter of fact…tea tree ( even called melaleuca) oil have become increasingly popular in recent decades….Not surprisingly…this essential oil has already been used for almost 100 years in Australia but is now available worldwide both as neat oil and as an active component in an slew of products…actually a lot of them….

The primary uses of tea tree oil have historically capitalized on the qualities of it being

  • antiseptic
  •  anti-inflammatory

It has reached our understanding of many that this oil’s antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activities are benefitting people worldwide…and of almost every age-group…Age no bars for this amazing liquid…as well as clinical efficacy…Specific mechanisms of antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory action are reviewed…

But this is an absolute fact the way this liquid heals the wounds and keeps the infections and germs at bay…no other oil can do…certain chemical found in this oil does the whole magic….and has brought this oil to the top in terms of being an antiseptic liquid…

Hmm…So now check out these reference links of ours…

  1. Antiseptic Tea Tree oil by cmr.asm
  2. Tea Tree oil by Cancer organization
  3. Antiseptic Tea Tree by Cathy Wong

 

Tea Tree Shoves Dandruff Off The Scalp

Okay this is one problem I am sure all of you must have gone through at least once in life…dandruff…reason being…it is so common and prevalent in today’s scenario..that even newly born babies have it…nothing serious about it…but then again its a skin condition…occurs out of ignorance and the kind of lifestyle we have today…less of attention paid to self pampering and caring…more to work…so its natural…that when we do not oil our hair often enough…don’t wash hair daily…keep experimenting new hair-dos and styles…these problems are bound to hit us…

Okay let me explain now…

Dandruff…known as Seborrheic dermatitis medically…You this is also a kind of eczema…of the face and scalp…It results in red…itchy skin but is best recognized by the scaly flakes of skin that tend to fall from the scalp and out of the hair…which we call dandruff…The condition affects the sebum glands…which then causes the skin to dry…terribly…

Hello Tea Tree…

There are plenty of people that have problems with their skin on a regular basis but did you realize that this can actually lead to a difficulty with the scalp as well?

You know as a matter of fact…Our scalp is some of the most sensitive skin that is on your body and if it is not treated properly…we can certainly end up with a number of different problems…Which might include…

  • oily skin
  •  dry skin
  •  fungal infection

 All of these things lead to flaking and drying and roughening of the skin which we call dandruff….

Try avoiding pharmaceutical method in order to treat it…if you do have dandruff…And please understand…Dandruff is not a health issue and it is better left to natural treatments whenever possible…The reason why I am saying this is because pharmaceutical treatments tend to harm the body through the use of unnatural chemicals….So…take my word…use natural treatments…you can avoid these problems altogether and even benefit your body in a number of other ways….Here’s how…

Tea tree oil shoves the dandruff off the scalp…and is used to treat dandruff mainly because it does it best…not like others…. This is an amazing substance that is naturally based and has been used not only to treat dandruff but also for a number of other conditions that occur within the body….It has different elements to it that not only are able to treat a fungal infection but it can also treat things on an anti-microbial level as well….the best part??

Iit is excellent for your skin and it is able to treat you regardless of whether your skin happens to be oily or dry….You know…it benefits you regardless of what skin type you are!

A lot of  people that use tea tree oil to treat their dandruff don’t stop with this one..single natural treatments…And as a matter of fact…many of them use a number of different treatments in order to cure their dandruff and to get rid of it altogether….By using something that is as effective as tea tree oil as the base of your natural treatments…however…you are giving yourself a better opportunity of overcoming the dandruff and never having it come back again…Of course…you may need to continue to treat yourself long after the dandruff is gone but don’t worry about it…you are using things that are natural…

Okay…please check the reference links below…

  1. Tea Tree and Dandruff by Cathy Wong
  2. Dandruff by How to get rid of
  3. Helthy lifestyle by Bastyr Centre

Tea Tree Treats Psoriasis…Yes It Does!

Sometimes when I used to sit alone…got sober and used to think of the goods and ills of this world…One question often stroked my thoughts..Cant there be just one…Just One…solution to all problems…a lot of our time would be saved finding alternate solutions…and similarly couldn’t there be Just One…Simply One medicine for all ills?? I mean…One medicine that would simultaneously treat all our ills…and then stroked an answer…Tea tree oil…No…I don’t mean any angel cascaded from heaven to tell me the answer…but my deep thought in the direction and my grandma’s  recipes…all of which had Tea tree oil as an ingredient without fail…

Psoriasis…I am taking for granted that you already know the condition…

Uh…Okay fine…I’ll still explain…

Psoriasis is a skin condition which is caused by a combination of the outer skin producing too many new cells very rapidly….and shedding them and usually happens when the immune system starts taking the skin cells for certain alien pathogens…

Usually the skin produces these cells at a rather slow pace…but with Psoriasis the cells are produced in surplus…The area of the skin affected does not have the time to process correctly the amount of productivity…that’s how it proliferates…

That is why Flaking or Scales may appear along with rashes because of the cells building up together…Though the scientific terms used to describe this condition are way too professional for you to understand and me to explain…

When it comes down to the psoriatic plaque…they are characterized by patches of red inflamed skin with a rapid and excessive skin production…which creates the scaly white flaking… Some people have it in their scalp others in elbows or knees and whereas some in regions as delicate as the genitals!

Often the ones suffering go through a very tough period mentally…they get depressed…because the nature of this disease is such!

Long Live The Saviour – Tea Tree Oil

Hmm…Tea Tree Oil is actually an essential oil…obtained from crushing the leaves of Tea Tree… Often called Melaleuca Oil…The scientific name of this Australian plant…

It is an oil….not like the others…because it is-

  • antifungal
  •  antibacterial

And is hence used in innumerable products like-

  • Shampoos
  •  Soaps
  • Lotions
  • Antiseptics
  • Deodorants

You know this…Tea Tree Oil is great in treatment of psoriasis for a lot of people with this disease…and meticulously cleans the skin…and makes it free from those disgusting flakes…

Its properties do the wonders for the affected skin…Usually it is recommended that it should be diluted with another plain liquid or even water before application ‘cause otherwise it may be a tad too hard for the skin…

As a matter of fact…this oil is pretty ancient and has been used for centuries within Australia for minor problems like healing cuts… burns and infections and today this same natural herb has been found to be a natural way to treat psoriasis…Amazing to note the development…it’s benefits are just increasing by the day….Tea tree oil based shampoos have been created to treat scalp psoriasis….It acts as an antiseptic and antifungal agent…This is a natural herb…a natural healer…It’s the best one can resort to…especially after being disappointed from other chemical-based products…

Okay…now…these are our references…have a look…

  1. Remedy for Psoriasis by www.psoriasis-aid.com
  2. Tea tree oil and Psoriasis by ehow
  3. Home remedy for Psoriasis by  Psoriasis RX

Have An ‘Athletes Foot’? Run for Tea Tree Oil

The name of this disease might sound rather funny…but trust me it is not for the poor ones suffering from it…thought it isn’t a very serious in nature but is pesky for sure like all other skin ailments….Many cures had been devised to cure this illness but none turned out to offer utterly satisfying results…One measure that i personally resorted to…when my father went through a similar condition was…early morning I used to warm water and pour it in a tub…added a few drops of an antiseptic liquid…Tea tree oil…and some soap…and used to ask him to place his feet in the water for 20 minutes…I repeated the process for around 2 weeks..and it did wonders for his feet…Because he used to don closed shoes with socks…all day long in office…so because of the wetness and dampness he developed the disease…

To throw some light on the disease’s being….Basically….Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection of the skin….The fungus thrives in warm…damp environments…can be the locker rooms… health clubs…public showers…and indoor swimming pools….

You know You Have Developed This Problem When You Experience…

  • Scales…cracks…cuts…peeling skin or blisters between the toes or on the soles of the feet…
  • Itching… burning or stinging between the toes or on the soles of the feet…
  • Skin dryness on the sides or bottoms of the feet

This infection can even spread to under the toenails…causing thick…crumbly…discolored or separated toenails…it is called Onchomycosis and as a matter of fact…it can be very difficult to treat…

Run For Tea Tree!

Tea tree oil (also known Melaleuca alternifolia)…offers you the best refuge from athlete’s foot Tea tree oil has a long history of traditional use in Australia as a remedy for skin infections…

It has been evident all this while that tea tree oil is an antiseptic and has the ability to kill many bacteria and fungi…It offers the best help in diseases like athletes foot..

A research that took place on Tea tree’s effectiveness on the occurrence of athletes foot…and it was found that its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal qualities do wonder for the infected skin of people…and scrapes out the impurities…the fungus….and the bacteria…often killing them in the process…

The tea tree oil has shown improvement in

  • Itching
  • Scaling
  • Inflammation
  • Burning

And for the effectiveness of this oil.. People applied the oil twice daily to affected areas for four weeks…and experienced results they had never seen before on their affected areas with any other oil or solution and that’s how the Australians became the ardent users and crusaders of the tea tree oil…

In a kind of survey done…it was found that….There was a marked clinical improvement in 68 percent of people using the 50 percent tea tree oil solution and 72 percent in people using the 25 percent tea tree oil solution…compared to 39 percent in the placebo group…The fungi was eradicated in 64 percent in the 50 percent tea tree oil group…compared to 31 percent in the placebo group…And that’s how this amazing oil showed its worth when pushed in a competition with others…

So…now have a look at our references…

  1. Natural remedies by Cathy Wong
  2. Cure Athlete’s Foot by Ray Sahelian
  3. Tea tree by The Healthy Haven

Tea Tree Oil Cures Eczema

You know I have seen very closely the ones suffering from any kind of skin problem…they have a hard time coping with it…and getting over the thoughts of the stigma of the scars of such skin diseases leave behind…it’ll kills their self-esteem…bring them to grass root levels and eventually the person is left with no amount of confidence and their life…more than half of it dedicated to vain thoughts that flow in the direction of finding a refuge from the bars of an uneven and scarred skin…I am here to open the mental horizons…to make the unaware…aware of the now curable disease…Eczema…

This disease Eczema is a form of atopic dermatitis caused by an allergic reaction of the skin… Mostly common in infants and young children and though many cases of infantile eczema resolve with age, a large number of people continue to suffer from eczema as adults. An alternative treatment that may be helpful for symptoms of eczema is tea tree oil. More research is needed to establish the analgesic and antiseptic properties of this traditional remedy.

Tea tree oil….which is otherwise called melaleuca oil is pale and nearly clear in appearance and is of golden colour and is derived from leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia that you will find grows in Australia and more particularly along the northwest coast of New South Wales, and which is believed to have many beneficial properties of it being-

  • Anti-septic
  • Anti-fungal

Often people are confused by  the word tea in this particular case as it is not at all tea oil even and is used in different ways…

Food For Soul…Why Tea Tree Oil For eczema?

Tea tree oil and eczema can be said to go well together because there is truck loads of evidence to suggest that there is vast potential for using tea tree oil for treating eczema and it is also good anti-septic for other infections as well…and is hence the most effective of all… And…there has also been much positive feedback from researchers who have studied the use of tea tree oil and eczema and found that tea tree oil is promising for this condition…it is not limited in this respect and is useful in many other conditions too…

The best thing about this natural…essential oil is that it is the best refuge from drugs available for treating eczema and this natural remedy is not some quackery…but very useful in a number of instances including for the treatment of eczema…..understand? Thought the quality of the oil may differ in different respects and it is absolutely up to you to choose the one you consider fine and decent…

Tea tree oil in a way scrapes off the smudges left by diseases like Eczema…or you can even term them scars or rashes…thereby relieving you from the itchiness and pain of the condition…the application of the oil…when applied neat…should be a little careful if you have sensitive skin…but when diluted with any other plain liquid it will do wonders for the skin leaving it clean and in a way…exfoliated…

Some people that have had long standing eczema problems and who have tried many natural as well as pharmaceutical creams to treat the problem and had not met with any success have found that tea tree oil and eczema were well suited and having used lotion containing Tea tree…the eczema problem disappeared….So…you can safely try out tea tree oil for eczema and not regret this alternative and natural method of treating the problem….

 Okay now have a look at these references…

  1. Eczema by cureeczema.us
  2. Eczema by livestrong.com
  3. Treat Eczema by ehow.com

Tea Tree Oil – Nature’s Spa

Ever wondered why…simply applying or massaging the hair with Tea tree oil…feels simply heaven…?

Ever wondered why only taking in the smell of certain oils like Tea tree…can give you a ‘natural’ high…and evacuates the trivia from mind…?

Ever wondered why these scientists and other big shots are such big crusaders of these old…essential oils…?

For the ones…who did pondered over these questions but did not reach a conclusion…I am here to help…To make you understand the nature’s real spa…Tea tree oil…

Hmm….listen up…

A relatively famous antiseptic essential oil….is flushed with this element called terpinenol…which is the key active constituent…Highly illustrious for its beneficial effects on immune system…rendering it numb…in a way that it is so pacifying for all the senses….of course apart from being an excellent disinfectant and cleaner…

Tea tree oil has been highly recognized for a wide variety of healing and soothing effects….Many people use it neat on irritants like-

  • Arthritis pain
  • Burns
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Nail fungus warts
  • Sprains
  • Insect bites
  • Cuts

Okay before experiencing any soothing effects of this oil…discover how it reacts to the kind of skin you have…If a rash develops using a small amount…one can dilute it with a carrier oil (olive…almond…etc)…Try diffusing or applying topically…Extremely safe for use on children and pets…

Again I am mentioning this….When used in massage…tea tree oil has an amazingly soothing and calming effect on the body and soul….You know it releases all the heaviness from the head with just the snap of fingers…because of its cooling effect…The oil is also beneficial in alleviating joint and muscle pains due to its analgesic effects….

It has proved and it continues to do so…that it is-

  1. Antiviral
  2. Antibacterial
  3. Antifungal

 It is a solution for every possible skin problem..

  • Cuts
  • Scrapes
  • Burns
  • Ailments
  • Skin spots
  • Infections
  • Insect bites

It leaves the skin hydrated and with that cool sensation that gives us goose-bumps…when something tickles us…
And mind you! Tea tree oil is not just soothing and disinfecting…it is capable of penetrating into the lower skin layers with its anti-inflammatory…disinfectant… analgesic (pain-killing)and wound-healing qualities…Amazing no?

And this unusual quality of it having a diaphoretic effect i.e. it promotes sweating – which improves the body’s own natural resistance especially when threatened by infection…

To add more feathers to this nature’s spa’s hat….Tea tree oil exhibits expectorant and balsamic characteristics…which are especially beneficial in the case of throat or chest infections…having a generally soothing and clearing (mucus-expelling) effect on the entire respiratory tract…It is also effective against head colds… 

So…now you know so much of this nature’s spa…so go through these links below… 

  1. Benefits of Tea tree oil by benefitsof.com
  2. Essential oils by International Wellness Directory
  3. Tea tree by Article

Itch Itch! Scratch Scratch! Bye Bye! – Tea Tree Oil

As a small kid I remember…I used to have hip-long air…my father was pretty fond of it so made let me have them…but soon I was agitated with managing of them and developed an itchy scalp…I wondered what was wrong with me…I used to scratch my scalp day and night…then one day my mother caught hold of me…and used this really narrow comb I had never seen before…to comb my hair…and to my absolute shock…i saw these tiny little insects trapped in the teeth of the comb…coming out of my hair…my mother called them ‘lice’…And she explained to me that how those parasites lived on by sucking my scalp’s blood…I started to detest the mites so badly that I asked mom to treat from thoroughly…and that’s when she used Tea tree oil in my hair for the first time…and no exaggerating…I was SO relieved…felt so light in the head…

So now you know what an old recipe it is to cure lice…had it not been my mom…I would’ve never known the cure to the pesky little creatures…

You might not be knowing this but once a child gets head lice…the mature or adult head lice can lay up to 10 eggs or nits each day…These nits…or lice eggs…hatch in about 7 to 12 days…Baby lice or term them nymphs…are about the size of a pinhead when they hatch…and quickly mature into adult lice in about a 9 to 12 days by sucking our blood (vampires!)

In just a few days… adult lice are ready to mate (imagine even creatures this small mate!)…starting their life cycle all over again during their 3 to 4 week lifespan…

And the rescuer is Tea tree oil…you know a kind of oil…that would keep the lice at bay if you do not have them and will ruin their being if you do have them

Even if you go out in the market today…you’ll find that most of the anti-lice products bear the name ‘Tea tree’ on them…and well then it shouldn’t surprise you

Wondering what makes this oil so distinct and useful?

Well…Tea tree oil is an extremely powerful antiseptic that is very effective in fighting lice and actually many other problems…

It’s distinguishing properties being that it is-

  • Bactericide
  •  Fungicide
  • Antiseptic
  •  Disinfectant
  • Antiviral

 Not only this…If we go I detail then…It can be used to fight…

  1. Mites
  2. an infection
  3. against parasites

 It even promotes the facilitation of…

  1. Healing
  2. Perspiration (makes us sweat)
  3. Supports the immune system.

Try diluting this amazing liquid with other liquids…and see the wonders it does for your hair and hair problems…but my personal recommendation for it…because I have been through it and Tea tree sincerely helped…It still continues to…Just maybe…you weren’t aware of the fact…

Anyway…now please check out our reference links…

  1. Tea tree for head lice by Terri Mauro
  2. Head lice treatment for kids by Vincent Iannelli
  3. Head lice by environmentalhealth.ca

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

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 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