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Tea tree oil – usefulness on health
Tea tree oil is an essential oil that is obtained by the steam cleansing of the leaves or twigs of Melaleuca alternifolia, a plant that is inhabitant to Australia. Tree tea oil is a clear or pale golden hydrophobic essential oil with a fresh camphoraceous odor. Tea tree oil has a large number of remarkable properties that are used to combat a wide range of complaints effectively.
Skin healing/ cough & cold: Native Australians used to use tea tree for cuts, burns and infections by crushing the leaves and applying them to the affected area. Aborigins also used tea tree as medicine in dealing with cough and cold.
Aromatherapy use and other health benefits:
Skin care: Tea tree oil works wonders in abscess, acne, athlete’s foot, blisters, burns cold sores, dandruff, harpes, oily skin, rashes, insect bites, wounds, spots, warts, etc.
Respiratory system care: Tea tree oil is very effective in treating respiratory system ailments like asthma, bronchitis, coughs, sinusitis, tuberculosis, whooping cough, etc.
Genito–urinary system: This oil has great medicinal value in curing and preventing a number of genitor-urinary system problems like thrush, vaginitis, cystitis and pruitis.
Immune system: Tea tree oil provides boosting to the immune system and thereby prevents a number of common ailments like, cold, cough, flu, chicken pox, measles and so on from disturbing the body immunity.
Antiseptic and bacterial properties of tree tea: This oil is used in treating cuts, burns, insect bites, inflected splinters and all kinds of wounds, particularly the ones which contain puss. Furthermore, as a sterile it is valuable for general skin care, spots, acne, blackheads, etc.
Anti-fungal properties of tree tea: Tree tea oil’s anti-fungal properties are used for treating ringworms, athlete’s foot, thrush (candida).
Tree tea oil is currently being researched for treating the fatal ailments like AIDS. This oil is also used in soaps, toothpastes, deodorants, disinfectants, gargles, germicides and in after shaves too. Tea tree oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and also has many disinfectant properties, which have many beneficial effects on health.