Aromatherapy Basics: Using Tea Tree Essential Oil

Native to Australia and used by the Aborigines, Tea Tree Essential Oil is nothing new. In this article, we will take a closer look at the many uses of this cleaning product and why people continue to use this amazing oil.

It’s great at warding off fungus like athlete’s foot. After you take a shower, you can spray some of the solution onto your feet and then towel off as usual. Try it the next time you have bug bites bothering you, too. It’s wonderful against bacteria and viruses as well.

Dust mites are found in every household and live on almost every surface you can imagine. You can keep their population down by spraying the solution around your house. Dust mites thrive in the fibers of your pillows, bed, clothing, and curtains. Spray a little around to discourage their population growth.

With its fresh, almost minty fragrance likened to eucalyptus. Many people find the aroma pleasing to the senses. It is definitely a clean you can smell because of its anti-bacterial properties. Use it with confidence as you clean.

It is widely known for its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. It is great for disinfecting, whether in the kitchen or bathroom. You can use it diluted to clean cabinets, counter-tops, sinks, toilets, and on many other surfaces.

Keep tea tree oil away from children and animals as it is harmful if swallowed. It won’t harm the environment like other cleaners and is completely biodegradable.

Most people use tea tree oil in a diluted state. You can add a few drops to your shampoo to treat dandruff and even head lice. It is comparable to benzoyl peroxide when fighting acne or break-outs.

Because of its fresh scent, it can be used as a room spray as well. It effectively deodorizes and disinfects any room where it is sprayed. It can also be used to freshen garbage cans by lightly spraying the trash bag liners with the fragrant scent.

Use this practical money saving solution in a spray bottle throughout the house. Fight musty and stale odors by spraying it inside your car. Use your imagination and continue to find even more practical uses.

Using just a 5% mixture is enough for almost all of your cleaning needs. You can eliminate odors, deep clean, and kill harmful bacteria using a solution of tea tree oil while cleaning around your house.

Some people add tea tree oil to other essential oils to develop their own individual fragrance. It has become quite popular now and can be found in shampoo, lotion, soap, pet products, and so much more.

Whether cleaning or using it for home remedies, Tea Tree Essential Oil is cost effective, works just as well as other chemical cleaners on the market and is a safer product to use. It can be found at most drug stores and some grocery stores. Try this special smelling oil for a new kind of clean!

The author is a natural health professional utilizing pure essential oils and therapeutic blends.

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