15 Uses for Melaleuca (Tea Tree) Essential Oil

Tea Tree, or Melaleuca as it’s also known, comes from Australia. It has a strong aroma and is known for its cleaning and purifying properties. It blends well with oils such as PeppermintEucalyptus, and Lemon.

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Tea Tree Oil Uses and Benefits

  1. Hair
    Add it to your shampoo to help cleanse and reduce scalp irritations.
  2. Makeup Brush Cleaner
    Over time, your makeup brushes get covered in old makeup and dead skin cells. It’s important you give them a clean to get rid of the gunk and make them fresh again.DIY Makeup Brush Cleaner
  3. Diffuse
    Pop 3-4 drops in your diffuser to purify and freshen the air. Or mix and match your own blend.
  4. Face
    Add 1-2 drops of Tea Tree oil to your facial cleanser or moisturizer for added cleansing properties.
  5. Skin
    Tea Tree oil can also be used to help soothe occasional skin irritations. Try this DIY Skin Soothe Spray when you get a cut or scrape.
  6. Cleaning
    Tea Tree oil is great for cleaning your home due to its ability to protect against environmental and seasonal threats. You can easily make your own homemade cleaning spray by adding a few drops of Tea Tree oil to a spray bottle with water.
  7. Nails
    Dilute with a carrier oil and apply some oil to your fingernails and toenails after you get out of the shower to help keep them fresh and healthy.
  8. Yoga Mat Spray
    Try out this mat spray using Tea Tree to keep your mat fresh. Just make sure you do a test patch first.DIY Yoga Mat Cleaner
  1. Diaper Cream
    Try a natural diy cream for your babies bottom using a few simple ingredients.
  2. Clay Facial Mask
    A beautiful mask for your face using Tea Tree oil.
  3. After Sun Soothing Spray
    Soothe and cool your skin with this after sun spray using melaleuca essential oil.
  4. Razor Relief Spray
    Sometimes your skin can be irritated after you shave, try using this serum which includes tea tree oil to soothe and skin irritations.
  5. Shaving Cream
    Tea tree is great for your skin and face and is great to use during and after shaving.
  6. Whipped Peppermint Foot Lotion
    Refresh your feet and keep your toes and nails clean using this foot lotion which has tea tree in it.
  7. DIY Hair Detangler
    Not only will this detangler help you get the knots out of your kids hair, but nits don’t like tea tree so its a great way of helping to keep them at bay.

 

Want to buy Tea Tree (Melaleuca)?

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