Tea Tree essential oil is extracted from the leaves, and should be a pale yellow liquid with a fresh medicinal aroma. An easy way to determine whether you are using therapeutic grade Tea Tree essential oil from Australia is by it's aroma. Chinese Tea Tree essential oil has a strong camphor aroma whereas the Australian variety has a unique aroma which is slightly camphorous that comes from its active ingredient, Terpinen-4-ol. Tea Tree essential oil is primarily noted for it's broad-spectrum antibacterial and antifungal effects, and recent research shows that it exhibits anti-inflammatory properties. It has been used in treatment of acne, boils, candida infections, tinea, sore throats and other inflammatory infections.
The aroma is not particularly valued, however it can be blended with such essential oils as Lemongrass or Lemon Tea Tree, to improve the aroma. For respiratory infections add 3 drops of Tea Tree essential oil to a bowl of hot tap water and inhale the vapors with your head covered by a towel.Repeat 3-4 times a day until the infection has cleared. Inhale to alleviate laryngitis and bronchitis.
It can also be used to kill fleas on pets. It's most common use is as a deodorizing/anticeptic foot bath. For athlete's foot apply a light coating of Tea Tree essential oil to affected areas 3-4 times a day.It is important to continue these applications 2 weeks after the infection disappears to make sure the fungus is completely eradicated. Blends well with the following essential oils. Cinnamon Bark, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Rosewood, Rosemary and Thyme. Use with caution if pregnant or breast feeding as well as for babies or small children and pets, as it can be toxic in higher doses. May cause irritation to sensitive skin, however it is rare.
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