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The Tea Tree Skin “Miracle” – The 7 Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil has become a popular natural ingredient in all kinds of shampoos, face soaps and ointments because of its amazing healing powers.

This skin miracle comes from Australia, where over 300 species of tea trees naturally grow.

Aboriginal tribes in Australia have known of the tea tree’s healing qualities for thousands of years.

Australian aboriginals have known the secret to healthy glowing skin for centuries. They used tea tree oil to soothe skin and to heal cuts, and now you can use tea tree oil too!

They boiled the leaves of the tea tree to make tea and antiseptic poultices that treated cuts, wounds, and skin infections.

One legend even describes a magical lagoon where native people bathed to heal their burns, cuts, and skin disorders. Tea trees surrounded the pool, and the fallen leaves created a natural healing bath.

But you don’t have to travel all the way to Australia to get the benefits of the tea tree.

It’s widely available now as an essential oil, and it treats a variety of conditions!

TEA TREE: SKIN TREATMENT

Tea tree has so many anti-viral and anti-fungal benefits that the Australian army puts it in soldiers’ first aid kits. Now, you can use tea tree oil in a variety of ways, especially to heal your skin.

BESIDES IMPROVING YOUR SKIN, TEA TREE OIL HAS ALL KINDS OF OTHER HEALTH PROPERTIES, INCLUDING:4

  • May help reduce fevers and end headaches
  • Pain reliever
  • Treats lice
  • Can help lower blood pressure
  • Helpful for infections including vaginitis, sinusitis, cystitis
  • Anti-viral and anti-candida
Tea tree oil from TRUessence is 100% pure and should be a part of your natural skin care regimen. Use this versatile oil to help with acne, skin problems and fungal infections… and keep a bottle in your first aid kit too!

Tea tree essential oil is a potent healer, especially 100% pure tea tree oil like that from TRUessence Essential Oils. Keep in mind that many essential oils on the market (even those sold in health food stores) have potentially toxic extenders. (Labeling laws allow manufacturers to use up to 50% chemical extenders and still say they are 100% pure.)

Dana Young, founder of TRUessence Essential Oils, suggests that you can use tea tree oil in the following ways:

  • Directly on your skin in the area affected. For cuts and sores, add 1-2 drops to targeted areas.
  • Mixed with a carrier oil. Mix 3 – 5 drops with a carrier oil and apply to skin after a bath or shower.You can make your own Body Ecology friendly carrier oil by using a lightly scented oil like almond oil that is unrefined and organic.
  • A household cleaner. Add to water and vinegar for a non-toxic household cleaner.
  • Treatment for lice and dandruff. Rinse your hair with warm water and 2 drops of tea tree oil to control lice and dandruff.
  • Healing bath. Add 6 drops to your bath water for a soothing soak.
  • Diffused. Using an essential oil diffuser, tea tree oil may be diffused into the air, creating a medicinal antiseptic.

Tea tree essential oil is an amazing tonic for your skin and can support your health in so many other ways, so if you experience skin conditions and also for cuts, etc., Body Ecology recommends always keeping some on hand.

 

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