Tea tree oil is the basic element of home remedial products and smell of the tea tree oil is very pleasant. The tea tree oil is extracted from the leaves of Melaleuca Alternifolia; a plant which exists only in Australia. The procedure of extracting the tea tree oil from the leaves of that plant is done by the means of steam distillation. One can purchase the pure tea tree oil free from dilution, in the food stores, medical shops or by online purchasing.
There are various uses of tea tree oil such as it is used as an ingredient in manufacturing several cosmetic products like gels, lotions, moisturizers or in creams. They are also used to produce some commercial products which are used as cleaning products for different human body parts like toothpaste, soaps and shampoos or in the mouthwashes.
Tea tree oil:
Tea tree oil can be used as an alternative medicine for the treatment of acne because of its impressive characteristics. Acne is a type of skin problem in which you can have nightmares which can affect your confidence and social life. The person suffering from Acne will consider themselves that they are not having good image in the society and start ignoring the outside world. This can result in the serious inferiority complex.
The tea tree oil is for the treatment of acne because it contains an organic material known as terpinen-4-ol. This constituent helps to kill the bacteria which are responsible for acne resulting in the freshness of your skin and the increasing the ability to excel. The tea tree oil is also for various other skin problems such as for eliminating dandruff from your head by using the shampoo composing tea tree oil, to cure the fungal infections occurring in the toenails, to cure an athlete’s foot by applying regularly for one month, to cure sunburn, ear infection, insect bites and even in curing minor wounds.
Some measures should be taken before using tea tree oil. You should not use the tea tree oil without diluting it as this may cause reactions on the skin, either drying the skin or leaving you with an irritation. Some other skin problems that can cause as a side effect are redness, itching, over drying etc. Therefore, you should dilute the tea tree oil with water in the 5:95 ratios. Also, the use of tea tree oil is only external as it may cause critical side effects if swallowed.
Tea tree oil is manufactured by the steam distillation process of the leaves of the plant which is patent to Australia and used for the treatment of acne as a home remedy.