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

Breathe easy With Tea Tree Oil…Treating Asthma

Once there was this female in my grade…who didn’t know that she had asthma…and in a race..she enthusiastically participated…but at the end of it…she was terribly out of breath…she was baffled…she had ran so many other times but the ‘out-of-breath’ scenario wasn’t this terrible ever…so she was rushed in the ambulance to a nearby medical centre…doctor instantly diagnosed asthma…she was shocked…

But..with proper care and attention…she controlled it to quite an extent…

One of the reasons that she disclosed was…tea Tree Oil…She being a crusader of nature’s natural healers…

Here’s how…why…telling you…

Usually…This first inventor also comes from a family known for a long history of respiratory problems….Therefore….the inventors decided to look beyond conventional “modern medicine” to help the first inventor…and as a result…have conceived methods to substantially prevent colds…flu….and infections of the human respiratory system….

These methods include the inhalation of the vapours of tea tree oil that are theorized to form a protective…and infection-preventing…thin layer within the entire respiratory system…including

  • the lungs
  •  bronchial tubes
  •  the nasal cavities

okay…I’ll speak in pure professional language…stay glued and attentive…This thin layer maintains its anti-pathogenic properties for a period of time following the inhalation of the vapours for at least one-half hour…and perhaps longer….This thin anti-pathogenic layer substantially prevents the initial infection of colds…flu…and other pathogens for a period of time following inhalation…

The inventors also propose the prophylactic use of inhaled eucalyptus oil and/or tea tree oil to prevent additional tuberculosis…which is becoming a major health problem in the United States…The inventors further propose the prophylactic use of inhaled tea tree oil to prevent opportunistic infections of the human respiratory system of individuals having cystic fibrosis….

Now another known fact…While certain medical uses for tea tree oil have been previously disclosed….to the inventor’s best knowledge…none of those previously disclosed methods have suggested…or proposed… that the periodic inhalation of vapours from tea tree oil may be used as prophylactic agents to substantially prevent infection of colds…flu…and other pathogens within the respiratory system of human beings for a duration of time following that inhalation….After the infection of human beings with certain pathogens…previous inhalation therapies have suggested using tea tree oil to aid in the recovery from certain respiratory diseases….Though…none of these previous methods have suggested using tea tree oil vapours as prophylactic agents to routinely and substantially prevent the initial infection of pathogens for a duration of time following their inhalation as a primary method of preventing disease…

Understand??

Now…check out our links…

  1. Tea Tree Oil by American Cancer Society
  2. Asthma by respiratorypatents.com
  3. Uses of Tea tree by Better Health

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