Amazing skin and hair care benefits of Tea tree oil.
The tea tree oil industry originated in the 1920s in Australia. It is an essential oil which is a medicinal plant derivative, also known as Melaleuca. It is primarily used in numerous skin care and hair care products.
Skin care –
Tea tree oil is one of the most effective ways to fight acne, it has dual benefits.
Tea tree oil restores the natural oil balance of the skin and hence the dirt and impurities leading to clogged pores are managed by topical application of the oil.
Also, the bacteria trapped in these bores are acted upon by the antibacterial properties of tea tree oil.
Tea tree oil helps in relieving any type of skin irritation and inflammation.
Tea tree oil is a powerful disinfectant and anti-infective and has been extensively used in the treatment of psoriasis. in combination with hydrating oil, tea tree oil is also known to fight eczema.
Tea tree oil also works well for genital warts
Tea tree oil reduces the dark spots, blemishes and scars thus lightening the skin complexion.
Applying Tea tree oil in hydrating masks nourishes the skin and acts as a skin tonic.
Hair Care –
Tea tree oil is an active ingredient in various shampoos and conditioners.
It has been extensively used for the treatment of dandruff and maintain scalp health.
Tea tree oil helps open the clogged follicles and acts as a cleanser, removing the trapped impurities. Tea tree oil is also effective in treating hair fall and locking the split ends when used in conjunction with a carrier oil.
Tea tree oil can also be used for the treatment of lice, applying a few drops of tea tree oil on scalp and leaving it overnight have known to eradicated lice.
Here are few more amazing benefits of Tea tree oil.