Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Benefits of Tea Tree Oil......


Benefits of Tea Tree Oil. I love this stuff. It truly works. Below are 55 Medicinal Uses...

 For thousands of years, the derivatives of the Malaleuca Tree have been effective in treating a wide variety of ailments. Here are 55 reasons why you should use it, too!

 1. Abrasions & Minor Cuts:
 After cleaning the area well, apply a few drops of the oil directly. If a bandage is needed, allow a few drops of the oil to penetrate a cotton ball, then lay face down on the wound. Bandage on top.
 2. Acne:
 Add 20 – 40 drops of the oil to your regular face wash. After cleansing, dab each affected area with neat (undiluted) oil and let dry.
 3. After Waxing:
 Make a gel of 5 drops oil to 1 TBS aloe vera gel. Smooth onto area after waxing or shaving.
 4. Arthritis:
 To help reduce pain associated with swelling of arthritis, add 20 drops of tea tree oil to 2 ounces of grapeseed oil. Massage into affected are 2-3 times a day.
 5. Asthma:
 Add a few drops of oil to a pan of water and heat on stove. When cooling, drape a towel over head and breath in for a few minutes.
 6. Athletes Foot:
 Clean feet thoroughly, especially between toes. Add oil directly to feet every two weeks, dusting with corn starch after. Or add 10 drops oil to 1 tbsp of grapeseed oil. Massage on feet and between toes.
 7. Bad Breath:
 Rinse with 1 ounce water and 1 drop oil. Do not swallow!
 8. Bath For Colds and Aches:
 Add 10-15 drops of oil to half cup epsom salts, and dissolve in bath.
 9. Bladder Infection:
 In a shallow bath, add 10 – 15 drops of oil. Sit and wash area carefully.
 10. Blisters:
 Wash area carefully, then apply as for cuts and wounds.
 11. Boils:
 Apply a warm washcloth for a few minutes. Then apply a drop or two of oil to the area – the infection should rise to surface and eventually be released.
 12. Bronchial Congestion:
 Use as directed for Asthma. Add 5 – 10 drops to 1 ounce grapeseed oil, and massage into chest and throat 2 – 3 times daily.
 13. Bruises:
 After icing, apply oil as directed for Arthritis.
 14. Bunions:
 Massage area with 5 drops oil to 1 tbsp. grapeseed oil.
 15. Burns:
 Run icy cold water on area. After a few minutes, add a mix of 5 drops oil with 1 tsp. raw honey. Repeat 3 – 5 times daily.
 16. Calluses & Corns:
 Massage area with 5 drops oil to 1 tbsp. grapeseed oil. Repeat 2 times daily. Once the corn or calluses have become soft use tweezers to remove, and apply a few drops of tea tree oil and cover with bandage.
 17. Canker Sores:
 Apply a drop or two of oil directly to infected area with a cotton swab, 2 times daily. Also, rinse as directed for bad breath.
 18. Carbuncles:
 Add a drop or two of oil to cotton swab and apply directly to carbuncle. Repeat twice daily.
 19. Chapped Lips:
 Add 1 or 2 drops of oil to lip balm. Apply to lips as necessary.
 20. Chicken Pox:
 Apply a drop of oil directly to blisters. Allow to dry, then dust with corn starch. Repeat every few hours or until blisters disappear.
 21. Chigger Bites:
 Apply a drop of oil directly to bites.
 22. Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex 1):
 Apply a drop or two of oil directly to the sore with a cotton swab. Re-apply 2 – 3 times daily.
 23. Coughs:
 Use as directed for bronchial infections. For a vaporizer, add
 10 drops to steamer and leave on 5 – 10 minutes.
 24. Dandruff:
 Add 20 – 30 drops oil to any shampoo. Apply a few drops to scalp and massage after washing.
 25. Dermatitis:
 Add 10 drops oil to 1 tbsp grapeseed oil and massage into affected areas. Repeat 2-3 times daily.
 26. Dry Skin:
 Add 5 drops oil to 1 tbsp sweet almond oil. Massage into skin.
 27. Earache and Infection:
 Add 2 – 3 drops of oil to 2 tbsp warm olive oil. With a dropper, drop a small amount into aching ear, tilting head to one side for a moment. Use cotton swab to absorb oil. Repeat 2 – 3 times daily.
 28. Eczema:
 Add 10 drops oil to 1 tbsp grapeseed oil and massage into affected areas. Repeat 2-3 times daily. Also can be applied undiluted.
 29. Emphysema:
 Use as directed for bronchial infections. For a vaporizer, add 10 drops to steamer and leave on 5 – 10 minutes.
 30. Flea Bites:
 Apply a drop of oil directly to bites.
 31. Gout:
 Add 10 drops of oil to 2 tbsp grapeseed oil; massage into affected area 2-3 times a day.
 32. Head Lice:
 Add 20 drops of oil to 2 tbsp shampoo. Massage into scalp and hair, leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse. Repeat 3 – 4 times daily, until eggs are gone.
 33. Hives:
 Add 10 drops of oil to 4 tbsp of witch hazel. Apply with cotton ball.
 34. Ingrown Hairs:
 Add 1 – 2 drops of oil directly to area. Repeat every 2 hours or until signs of infection disappear.
 35. Jock Itch:
 Apply 10 – 15 drops of oil to 2 tbsp grapeseed oil. Apply 2 times daily. Dust with corn starch, to reduce chapping.
 36. Laryngitis:
 Add 5 – 10 drops of oil and pinch of sea salt to 1 cup of warm water, gargle 2-3 times a day. Do not swallow!
 37. Mosquito Bites:
 Apply a drop of oil directly to bites.
 38. Mouth Ulcers:
 Dab ulcer with undiluted oil on cotton swab, every two hours.
 39. Muscle Aches and Pains:
 Add 10-15 drops of oil to half cup epsom salts, and dissolve in bath. Add 10 drops of oil to 2 tbsp of grapeseed oil. Massage well.
 40. Nail Fungus:
 Add 1 – 2 drops of oil directly to nail and tissue surroundings. Allow to dry completely on hands before touching anything. Repeat morning and night for a week.
 41. Plantar Warts:
 Apply oil undiluted to affected area 2-3 times daily.
 42. Psoriasis:
 Add 10 drops oil to 1 tbsp grapeseed oil and massage into affected areas. Repeat 2-3 times daily. Also can be applied undiluted.
 43. Rheumatism:
 To help reduce pain associated with rheumatism, add 20 drops of tea tree oil to 2 ounces of grapeseed oil. Massage into affected are 2-3 times a day.
 44. Ringworm:
 Apply a drop or two of oil undiluted, repeat 2 times daily.
 45. Scabies:
 Apply 1 – 2 drops of oil directly to area in the morning and at night.
 46. Sciatica:
 Add 10 drops oil to 1 tbsp grapeseed oil and massage into affected areas. Repeat 2-3 times daily. Also can be applied undiluted.
 47. Seborrhea:
 For skin: Add 10 drops oil to 1 tbsp grapeseed oil and massage into affected areas. Repeat 2-3 times daily. For scalp: Add 10 drops of oil to 2 tbsp shampoo. Massage into scalp and hair, leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse. Repeat 3 – 4 times daily. Bath: Add 10-15 drops of oil to bath.
 48. Shingles:
 Add 10-15 drops of oil to half cup epsom salts, and dissolve in bath. Add 10 drops of oil to 2 tbsp of grapeseed oil. Massage well.
 49. Sinusitis:
 Use as directed for bronchial infections. For a vaporizer, add 10 drops to steamer and leave on 5 – 10 minutes. Also add 2 drops to neti pot.
 50. Sore Throat:
 Add 2 drops of oil to 1 cup of warm water with pinch of sea salt, gargle 2-3 times a day. Do Not Swallow!
 51. Stye:
 Add 5 drops oil to a pan of steaming water. Drape towel overhead and steam 5 minutes. Apply warm compresses directly to stye.
 52. Sunburn:
 Add 10 drops oil to 2 tbsp rosehip seed oil, repeat as often as necessary.
 53. Ticks:
 Apply a drop or two directly to tick and area.
 54. Toothbrush Cleaner:
 Apply oil directly to toothbrush 1-2 times a week to kill bacteria.
 55. Warts:
 Apply undiluted directly to wart. Use morning and night, until wart begins to disappear.

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