7 Ways of benefiting from essential tea tree oil

Marked by its irresistible aroma, tea tree oil is commonly used in beauty products such as face washes and lotions. And for a good reason too, this nature’s goodness is antibacterial, antimicrobial and is believed to have antiseptic properties. Here we reveal 7 ways in which you can use tree tea essential oil in your daily routine …

But why essential oils?

Essential oils are concentrated liquids that are extracted from plants. They are mostly extracted through distillation process which makes them pure and pristine!

  1. Moisturizer

Remember how we mentioned about tea tree oil is antibacterial, antimicrobial and has antiseptic properties? This is thus great for those who have oily skin and prone to acne. You can add a drop of this essential oil to your moisturizer. It would hydrate the skin helps reduce acne in long run.

  1. Scalp treatment

You can try this if you suffer from dandruff. While oiling your scalp, add a few drops of this oil in your regular oil. It can be coconut oil or any other of your choice which will act as the carrier oil. This treatment shall help in the nourishing the scalp and get rid of dandruff. It will also aid in reducing hair fall.

  1. Makeup brush cleaner

Add 10 drops of essential tea tree oil into a mixture of water and alcohol to the ratio 3:1. Make it into a 100ml mixture. Empty this into a spray bottle for convenience. Spray it onto your brush head and then wipe the brush head on a tissue paper. This is one of the ways in which you can clean your brushes after use.

  1. In diffuser

Wouldn’t you love your house to let out an inviting aroma? Using this essential oil in the diffuser can make your room let out a calm and relaxing fragrance. It will also purify your room, making it a “happy room”.

  1. Acne

Acne is very painful, especially when it is cystic. Those with severe acne can use this oil for spot treatment. To do this, add a drop of tea tree oil into 10ml of water and apply to the spots where you have active acne. Keep this on overnight. Don’t overdo this because the concentration of the oil is very intense. It might irritate if you have sensitive skin.

  1. Foot soak

If you have issues like foul smelling feet or any fungal infections, make this soak for yourself! Add 5-6 drops of tea tree essential oil in warm water along with 20ml of apple cider vinegar. Both ingredients will get rid of the smelly feet issue and prolonged usage will get you clean feet with no infections. It also relaxes you!

  1. After wax treatment

Post-waxing, do you find irritating red bumps and have this gnawing itchy feeling? Opt for this treatment! Add a few drops of this essential oil into aloe vera gel. You can make this concoction and keep it in a container for future use. It will soothe and calm the skin. The concoction will also help prevent ingrown hair.

The benefits are never ending! So, grab yourself a bottle of this essential oil and use it in your daily routine!

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