Tea tree oil introduction, Properties and Uses
Tea Tree oil was first extracted from MALALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA in Australia and this species
remain the most important plantation began to produce large quantities of tea tree oil from malaleuca alternifolia .Tea tree oil has powerful antiseptic properties and ability to treat wounds .Tea tree oil is an ingredient in many topic formulation that are used to treat infections and its marketed as antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agent in Australia, Europe and North America .You can also find tea tree in a variety of household and cosmetic products.
EXTRACTION METHOD - Tea tree oil is generally extracted by distillation
Tea tree Oil Properties
PHYSICAL CHARACTER- Melaleuca alternifolia is a small tree about 7m (20ft) long with a bushy crown and whitish papery bark. The leaves are arranged alternately sometimes scattered or whorled. The leaves are smooth soft linear in shape.
BOTANICAL NAME- Melaleuca alternifolia
CHEMICAL PROPERTIES - The major constituents of commercial 770 are terpine-4-ol,y-terpinene,8-cineale, alpha-terpineol , p-cymene and alpha-pinene. Fresh tea tree oil is a weak to moderate sensitizer but oxidation increases its allergenic potency.
Uses and Benefits of Tea Tre Oil, How to Use
1.Dry skin and eczema
Tea tree oil can helps soothe dry skin by reducing itching and irritation.
HOW TO USE-Mix a few drops of tea tree oil into a small amount of moisturizer or carrier oil apply this mixture to the affected areas.
The antiseptic properties of tea tree oil may contribute to its ability to combat oily skin
HOW TO USE -Mix a few drops to tea tree oil into your toner moisturizer or sun cream you can add two drops of tea tree oil to bentonite clay to make a mask.
3.ITCHY SKIN-The anti- inflammatory properties of tea tree oil make it useful in relieving the discomfort of itchy skin.
4.INFECTION CUTS AND WOUND HEALING
The antibacterial properties of tea tree oil make it an effective wound healer.
Tea tree Oil How to Use
Add one drop of tea tree oil with a wound ointment cream and apply as directed throughout the day.
5.HAIR AND SCALP TREATMENT-
You can use tea tree oil to treat dandruff by removing chemical and dead skin cell from scalp .
HOW TO USE--
Apply a mixture of tea tree oil and carrier oil to your hair and scalp, allow it to stay in your hairs for 20 minutes than use a tea tree oil shampoo that contains 5% tea tree oil .Massage it into your scalp and hair for a few minutes before rinsing.
Tea tree oil is popular choice for treating acne because of its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties.
HOW TO USE-
Dilute 3 drops of tea tree oil into 2 ounce of witch hazel use it as a toner throughout the day.
Tree oil is useful in treatment of psoriasis such as infection and inflammation while boosting immunity.
HOW TO USE-
Dilute 1to 2 drops of tea tree oil into a small amount of a carrier oil gently apply it to the affected area several times a day.
Pure Tea tree oil is extremely important in modern medicine because antibiotic resistance may lead to treatment failure increasing healthcare costs andthe spread of infection control.It helps to give relief in congestion and respiratory track infection.
Tea tree oil work as a natural remedy for acne and other inflammatory skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis .It can be used to soothsunburn, sores and insect bites.
Diffuse tea tree oil throughout your home using an oil diffuser.
STORAGE TEMP---2-8 degree C