Characteristics of Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree has nothing to do with tea; it belongs to the same family as eucalyptus. Tea tree oil is one of the most widely used essential oils in the world. Its scent is cold, invigorating and pungent, with strongly pronounced bitter, spicy and tart notes, which are based on a woody aroma.
Tea tree oil has unique properties and has been used as a natural antibiotic for centuries as people have seen it has powerful effects on bacteria, viruses and fungi. Tea tree oil successfully fights infections, has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and soothing effects.
Tea Tree Oil in Aromatherapy
In the emotional state, tea tree oil helps to get rid of delusions, obsessions, fears, panic and hysterical reactions. This fragrance is suitable for those who want to gain more independence, promote rational decision-making and increase efficiency. The scent of tea tree oil helps to resist negative influences, it has a protective effect, it activates thought processes and improves memory. In general, it normalises the emotional background and helps to eliminate sudden mood swings.
The Benefits of Tea Tree Oil
This oil has a unique combination of antibacterial, antiviral and anti fungal properties with powerful immunostimulating properties. Tea tree oil allows you to cope not only with infections of all etymologies, but also to recover from debilitating and chronic diseases. It is among all aromatherapy agents the one that is most often used for infections in children, for colds, flu, and for epidemics.
The healing, soothing and disinfecting properties of the tea tree make it useful for first aid, for the treatment of serious injuries, as well as burns.
With the help of this oil, you can cope with many dental problems – inflammation, unpleasant odours, plaque on the teeth and tongue.
When used for aromatising purposes, tea tree oil disinfects the air, acts as an excellent prevention of the spread of viruses and infections.
Tea Tree Oil for Skin and Hair Care
In cosmetics, the emphasis when using tea tree oil is placed on its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. With their help, they remove chronic and acute inflammations of the epidermis, treat rashes, herpes and dermatitis of all origins.
In addition to eliminating itching, redness and irritation that invariably accompany skin problems, tea tree oil also helps to eliminate puffiness.
For daily care, oil is used only for problem and oily skin.
It is one of the most powerful essential oils for strengthening hair and restoring its structure and is also a basic oil for fighting dandruff.
This oil can be used to improve the antibacterial properties of intimate cosmetics.
Tea tree oil also soothes the skin at the site of the insect bite.