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Make Tea Tree Oil A Part Of Your Daily Skin Routine

From treating acne to reducing cold sores, it is used to treat a variety of skin conditions due to its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-microbial a...
Published -06 May 2019, 19:26 ISTUpdated -06 May 2019, 20:22 IST
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“Tea tree oil can do wonders on your skin.” For years doctors have used tea tree oil to help with skin ailments. From treating acne to reducing cold sores, it is used to treat a variety of skin conditions due to its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-microbial and nourishing properties from acne to warts. But its benefits don’t end here, read and find out more reasons why tea tree oil deserves a permanent spot in your beauty routine.

Treats Acne


Tea tree oil is a popular choice for treating acne because of its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It can heal swelling, redness, and inflammation. It may even help to prevent and reduce acne scars, leaving you with smooth and clear skin.

Dilute 3 drops of tea tree oil into 2 ounces of moisturizing cream. Use it as a toner throughout the day to get glowing skin!

Treats Warts

The antimicrobial properties of tea tree oil can help combat the virus that causes warts. Apply just one drop of undiluted tea tree oil over the wart and put a bandage over the area. Leave the bandage on for about 8 hours or overnight. Rinse off the area with cold water. You can either put another bandage only in the night or put one right away. Repeat the process every day until warts disappear of or fall off.

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For normal to dry skin, try mixing ¼ cup canola oil with 10 drops of tea tree oil in a 4-ounce sterilized glass jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake until blended. For using it, dab a cotton ball into the oil and sweep it over your face. Rinse well with warm water and then apply toner.

Heals Cuts And Infections

Due to its antiseptic properties, oil can easily heal cuts, rashes, bites, burns, and infections naturally. Just add a few drops of the oil to your bath water and say bye-bye to those ugly cuts!

Treats Nail Fungus

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Due to its antifungal properties, applying tea tree oil to the infected nail can help relieve nail fungus symptoms. 

Apply the oil using cotton to your infected nail. Do this twice to thrice a day. 

Gives Relief From Razor Burns

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Razor burns can be really uncomfortable and the wrong treatment can cause infection. But curing them tea tree oil is quite simple! After shaving, dab a cotton ball into the oil and apply onto your skin. This will soothe your skin and heal the burns faster.

Reduces Cold Sores

Apply tea tree oil directly on the cold sore three or four times a day. But be careful, it is very is toxic so avoid getting it in your mouth.

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Itchy Skin

Due to the anti-inflammatory properties of tea tree oil, it can aid the itchy skin. It can easily soothe the skin and heal infections that cause itchiness.

Mix a few drops of tea tree oil into a moisturizer or carrier oil and apply it to your skin a few times per day.

So go on- what are you waiting for? Make tea tree oil a part of your beauty regime and say bye to all the skin problems!

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