Tea tree oil: Health and beauty benefits

Tea tree oil is widely known for its antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties. But, besides boosting your immune system and acting as a protective agent for your skin, tea tree essential oil has several other invaluable health benefits. We have listed some below.

Cures acne: Since tea tree is a natural antiseptic, it can be used to treat acne and other skin blemishes. It is also known to treat dark spots and can control the extra oil on the face.Tea tree oil  acts as anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial agent and get help get rid of cystic acne.

Toenail fungus: Studies show that tea tree oil can be used to treat toenail fungus infections. Simply put 1 to 2 drops of the oil on the infected toenail and gently rub it in. After a few days, you will notice that the fungus disappears.

Bad breath: Tea tree oil can be used as mouth wash because it kills bacteria present in the mouth.

Treat dandruff and other scalp conditions: If you are suffering from dandruff, mix a few drops of tea tree oil in your shampoo and use it to wash your hair.

Prevents hair fall: If you are suffering from hair fall, apply tea tree oil on your scalp as this oil can prevent hair fall and replenish all the nutrients from the hair.

REVOFIT TAKE: It is best if pregnant and breast-feeding women should avoid tea tree oil. Also, if you have sensitive skin, it is important to mix tea tree oil with a carrier oil like almond or olive oil before you use it. Tea tree oil should never be consumed internally as it can cause  diarrhea, vomiting, impaired immune function and excessive drowsiness.

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