Tea Tree Oil Extract
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.
Tea tree oil has also been used traditionally for treating skin ailments and as a general antiseptic, and more recently, the scientific community has conducted sufficient research to endorse its medicinal benefits. The remedial advantages of tea tree oil are numerous which is why it’s referred to as ‘liquid gold’ by some. It is a natural antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral and disinfectant oil which is effective against a range of infectious organisms like ringworm, acne, dandruff, head lice, mites, insect bites, nail fungus and minor wounds. Tea tree oil has the ability to penetrate into the lower layers of the skin to impart anti-inflammatory, disinfectant, pain killing and wound healing qualities. It encourages the formation of scar tissues to expedite healing. Moreover it is known to be effective against a number of infections that are resistant to antibiotics.
Tea tree oil has been proven through studies to be effectual in treating respiratory problems like sore throat, runny nose, coughs, asthma and bronchitis. Its anti-viral properties make it ideal for the treatment of common colds, flu, measles and cold sores. It is known to strengthen the body’s natural immunity often weakened by stress, illness or medicines.
Tea Tree is one of the best medicinal essential oils as it has an effective anti-microbial action against infectious organisms (bacteria, viruses, fungus). Used as burner oil, it is particularly helpful in avoiding microbes to spread around. Tea Tree is also immuno-stimulant which helps to fight illnesses, invigorates body and mind, helps to be more confident.
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