Antibiotic, in aromatherapy tea tree oil is the essential oil extracted from Melaleuca plant, one of the most powerful antibacterial, antiviral and wide spectrum antifungal plant ever found in nature. For internal use 2 drops in a teaspoon of honey is recommended in case of infections of the respiratory tract, causing pharyngitis and tonsillitis, fever, bronchitis, colds, sore throat, cystitis, candidiasis and herpes. For topical use, this oil is used as antifungal against fungal skin and nail fungus, it is used as an antiviral when herpes occurs and finally as an antibiotic for infected sores, wounds, burns and periodontal disease.
Mucolytic, its vapors can ensure welfare for breathing and fight the flu syndrome characterized by the presence of mucus and phlegm. In fact, if inhaled, it can play an effective expectorant and thinner action on the respiratory system, and like all balsamic oils, it acts on stuffy nose and excessive bronchial secretions.
Anti-inflammatory: not being irritating, tea tree oil is recommended for local use on particularly sensitive areas such as mucous membranes of the mouth, vagina and anus. On these soft tissues, as well as a powerful antiseptic action, it helps healing in case of irritation, gingivitis mouth ulcers, vaginal discharge, burning, itching, soreness and boils. For these topic applications it is better to dilute it in pure aloe gel.
Pesticide: tea tree oil is used as an effective remedy against lice infestations, which can affect both adults and school-age kids, and against the parasites on your pets.