If it has to be used for prolonged periods, it is important to consult a physician. 4. Alternatively use the 20% Tea Tree Oil Blend – specifically designed for sensitive skin. Making, trying out and learning about herbal and natural home remedies is a life-long passion for me. Nail fungus can also progress to athlete’s foot and ringworm. Simply dab a little quantity of oil on the boil several times. The infection should clear in a few days, but continue to apply for a further two weeks to ensure total eradication of fungus.
Please learn from my mistakes and store this upright to avoid oil leaking everywhere. In fact, 3-4 out of 5 people are said to be carriers. Ti-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) has no connection at all with the cup that cheers and belongs to a quite different botanical family. Although essential oils normally blend well together, it blends particularly well with cinnamon, clary sage, clove, geranium, lavender, lemon, myrrh, nutmeg, rosewood, rosemary and thyme. However, there are some individuals who are sensitive to this oil. TTO can be inhaled or used as a topical remedy only and should always be diluted with a carrier oil (coconut, olive, sweet almond etc). Abrasions & Minor Cuts: Clean area well!
The oil can be used directly or diluted on acne. Congestion and respiratory tract infections. Lysine for instance is very helpful as an anti- cold sore treatment. Regular use of tea tree oil has been found to be effective in treating Asthma, bronchitis, cough, sinusitis and even tuberculosis. Otherwise you risk infecting other parts of your body and other people. While there is no cure, applying a lotion or carrier oil enriched with anti-inflammatory tea tree oil can ease the discomforts and speed up the healing process. This delicately scented herb has the power of healing wounds and even burns, restoring the pH balance of the skin, reducing acne and eczema, slowing the aging process and reducing stress and anxiety.
It is safe for treating cold sores on pregnant women and children. A Canker is often confused with a cold sore. Just mix about 30 drops of tea tree oil with 10 drops of clove oil, lavender oil and 8 ounces of aloe Vera gel. Not only does this indicate a promising natural alternative to antibiotics in terms of resistance, but as an affordable remedy, it is a cost effective solution, as well. You can also gargle it to help fend off illness. Lemon Balm has been used traditionally as a very beneficial herbal remedy to treat Cold Sores. If you or your partner has genital herpes, it pays to be armed with the knowledge you need to make decisions that are right for you.
Good luck! Skin Treatment Tea tree oil can be used as an effective anti-viral and anti-fungal home remedy and can be used to cure athlete’s foot and fungal nail infection. Tea tree oil is extracted from the leaves and branch tips of the Australian tea tree of the genus Melaleuca alternifolia by steam distillation. Swallowing even small (a few drops) doses of the oil is toxic, and larger doses can kill.) Acne: Mix 40 drops of tea tree oil with 1 oz of coconut oil in a glass container with a tight fitting lid. People who sweat a lot are more prone to be affected. Over times, the use of such products result in skin disorders including chapped lips. What I do know however, is if you leave them alone they get bigger, and they hurt more.
The face can be washed off and dried gently after the minute. The ingredient that makes any cookie recipe burst with flavor is also an amazing cold sore healer. Tea Tree oil has demonstrated its medicinal value as an antiseptic and disinfectant. Traditional uses included crushing the leaves, inhaling them to treat colds and coughs, applying medicinal preparations to wounds, and soaking the leaves to create infusions for sore throats and skin ailments. The tea tree oil also has the antiseptic nature which will efficient in curing and opposed the bacterial infection. Bad breath – Tea tree oil, when used as a mouthwash, has anti-deodorant properties, most likely because it suppresses odor-causing bacteria and sweetens bad breath. After Shaving or Waxing: Add 3 drops of tea tree oil onto razor blade before shaving.
In different countries around the world it is used a lot but in Australia this essential oil is literally used in each house. It’s bad enough that I would invariably wake up EVERY school picture morning with one of these pesky little buggers on my lip, but Sweetassgal had to top it by sporting a HUGE cold sore in Junior High right in the middle of sex education week! There are many oils one can use in the treatment of cold sore or fever blisters.