Tea tree oil is an essential oil obtained by steam distillation of the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, a plant native to Australia. It has antibiotic, antiseptic and anti-fungal properties. As a result, it’s ideal for treating skin infections, rashes, burns and more. It’s also noted for its cleaning properties.
Tea Tree oil should only be used as a topical remedy.
Rachel of Keeper of the Home has assembled 25 uses for Tea Tree Oil. Here are just a few of the uses:
- Removes ticks
- Effective treatment for warts
- Helps freshen carpets
- Works as an antiseptic on small cuts
To see the complete list of all 25 uses for Tea Tree Oil, visit the following link.