Is it a kind of black tea or green tea? The answer is “NO”. Yes! It doesn’t come from a traditional tea industry of Asian countries that make best and fine tea. This tea tree oil is made of the leaves of “tea tree” which is come from a different part of the world. That country is Australia. The scientific name of this plant is “Malaleuca Alternifolia” and grows in Queensland, Australia. Tea tree oil is used in traditional medicine in Australia because of its’ anti-bacterial, anti-fungus, anti-inflammatory properties. Because of its’ medicinal properties, commercial production has been started in the late 1920s. In Australian traditional medicine, tea tree leaves are finely grinded using a motar and pestle and the extracted ingredient is used to cure different diseases and now modern techniques are used to extract oil from tea tree plant because of its’ commercial demand.
Hand sanitizer is the common thing that comes into the mind when we talk about “Covid 19” and tea tree oil can be consider as a good hand sanitizer that kills bacteria and to keep our hands clean and pure. It is also good to add few drops of tea tree oil to your regular hand sanitizer to get more benefits from the regular hand sanitizer. Tea tree oil is the best treatment for acnes. Acnes are the results of excess oil generated by face called sebum. When all the impurities mixed with sebum get locked inside the small pores on the face. Natural immunity system of the body and bacteria and microbes start to act against these impurities and this action of face come out as acnes and pimples. Tea tree oil is the good remedy to fight against bacteria and microbes. It fights back against these and make the face an acne free zone. Benzoyl peroxide is the common medicine given by dermatologists to prevent from acnes and benzoyl peroxide creams are available in the market that include benzoyl peroxide in different percentages. Now it has found that tea tree oil has terpinene-4-ol which is considered to be the most effective component to fight against bacteria and microbes and this is considered to be the finest option that is even better than benzoyl peroxide to treat acnes and pimples. Another cause for acnes is the clogged pores. That means all the unwanted particles like dead cells, small makeup particles (if you forget to clean the makeup properly), oil are get stucked inside the small pores of the face and because of this dirt it starts to get pimples. Not only this, because of this reason black heads and white heads starts to appear and if you apply tea tree oil, the clogged pores can be easily cleared. With this all the black heads and white heads can be removed and will give you a clear face.
What do you think bacteria’s food? Bacteria on the face eat excess oil produced by the skin as its’ food and applying tea tree oil will mixes with face’s natural oil and avoid becoming bacterial food. When there is no food for bacterial it will die and pimples will be gone. Not only this, but also tea tree oil helps to maintain the moisture inside the skin cells and skin’s natural moisture will be secured. This becomes the best cleanser because it removes all the dust particles and excess oil from the hair follicles. If you want to get these benefits from the tea tree oil, just adding few drops of tea tree oil to water and cleaning the face from that water will give you with the best results or you can add few drops of tea tree oil to the bath tub and this will be the best solution if you want to cleanse your entire body. Not only this, avoiding skin itching by avoiding the bacterial impact caused skin itching, avoiding skin irritations are some of the other benefits for skin from tea tree oil.
Hair problems are the widely known problems for every person in the world and bolding is the extreme of this hair problems and many found that tea tree oil has many good properties for hair and hair scalp. Because of its’ anti-bacterial, anti-septic, anti-microbial properties it has many advantages for the hair as well. Applying tea tree oil on hair will unclog hair follicles and nourish the hair root by giving nutrition to the hair. It will provide smooth and silky hair and will fasten the hair growth and hair regrowth can be fastened. Not only this, tea tree oil is the best remedy for dry scalp and dandruff. Fungus is the main reason behind dandruff. Because of the ani-fungal and anti-bacterial properties of tea tree oil, it will fight back against fungi that causes dandruff and will provide us with a moisture secured, silky and anti-dandruff hair. To avoid the hair problems, what we can do is the application of tea tree oil directly to the hair or applying a mixture of tea tree oil with any kind of carrier oil such as coconut oil, sesame seed oil, olive oil to the hair. Not only this, but also, we can use tea tree oil for hot oil treatments as well as we can use the oil or we can use it as a hair mask. We can add few drops of tea tree oil to the shampoo or conditioner that we use on regular basis or we can prepare our own hair mask. Mixing few drops of tea tree oil with a carrier oil, mixing few drops of tea tree oil with egg yolk, preparing a hair mask by adding few drops of tea tree oil for avocado or for yoghurt will strengthen the hair roots. Using tea tree oil for hair massages will help mind relaxation. Applying tea tree oil mixed with a good carrier oil and massaging and leaving it for about one hour will give a nice silky hair along with a relaxed mind.
According to a research published in National center for complementary and integrative health on the topic “Tea Tree oil” has found that, tea tree oil might be helpful for acne. That research further found out that tea tree oil is good for athlete’s foot and nail fungus and says that tea tree oil should not be swallowed and some people has allergies to tea tree oil and thereby doing an allergic test before applying tea tree oil will be the best option. This is not the only research done on tea tree oil and there are many researches published on tea tree oil and most of them have proven the skin benefits of tea tree oil. Tea tree oil is not only good for skin and hair, but it has many advantages such as anti-inflammatory benefits, fighting against allergies, oral heath such as gum conditions, working as a mouth wash, wound dressing etc. Though several researches are proven the advantages of tea tree oil, the results have not been proven by the United Stated Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It has proved that some people may get diarrhea, headache, vomiting, skin rashes because of tea tree oil and if you feel uneasy or any of the above symptoms it is best to avoid the application of tea tree oil.