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25 Uses for Tea Tree Oil

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Tea Tree Oil is extracted from a plant in Australia and does not naturally occur anywhere else.  It’s a topical remedy and should never be ingested.  Tea Tree Oil has a variety of properties:  It’s a topical antiseptic, anti-fungal agent and it reduces infections.  It’s very effective for skin conditions.

Please note the warning about not using Tea Tree Oil on babies younger than 6 months of age.

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Rachel of Keeper of the Home shares a terrific list of 25 different ways to use tea tree oil.  Just a few of the general uses:

  • It helps to heal various skin conditions.
  • It can be used to repel certain insects.
  • It’s an anti-fungal.
  • It’s great for household cleaning: carpets, kitchen cleaners.
  • It can freshen laundry

She mentions using Tea Tree Oil for gargling. If you swallow Tea Tree oil while gargling, it can have toxic side-effects. I don’t think it’s worth the risk. I think most f the suggestions in this article are really good. But I wouldn’t ingest Tea Tree Oil and I keep it away from pets.

Click the 25 uses for Tea Tree Oil link below to see.

25 Uses for Tea Tree Oil

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