Tea tree was originally used by the Australian aboriginals for its antiseptic properties and up until today, its action is most valuable against infections. It is considered to be nature’s antiseptic and therefore should be found in every home.
Beauty: For oily skin and acne. Helps treat dandruff.
Body: Very effective against infections. Helps protect the immune system. Ideal for ailments of the respiratory system. Immediate effect on cuts, grazes, insect bites and fungal infections around the nails.
Mind and spirit: Offers energy.
Use: For influenza and colds and also acts as an air cleaner: Add 5 drops of tea tree essential oil to air diffuser. For oily skin: Add 3 drops of tea tree essential oil to a bowl of hot water. For pimples: Apply 1 drop of undiluted tea tree essential oil to the blemish area or pimple. For cleaning the house and as a natural antiseptic: Add 20 drops, or 10 drops of tea tree essential oil, plus 10 drops of lemon essential oil to 100ml of water. For fungal infections of the nails and feet: Use 5 drops of tea tree essential oil in a footbath or apply 1 drop to each nail. For dandruff and greasy hair: Add 30 drops of tea tree essential oil to 100ml of water.