tea tree oil

Tea Tree Oil Uses You Might Not Know About

Make this magical oil a part of your daily regime. Trust us, you won’t regret it! Also known as melaleuca oil here are some uses for it.

Does magic for your skin

It helps in opening the pores, clean up blocked oil and dirt that cause whiteheads, blackheads, painful red breakouts and blemishes. All you need to do is mix few drops of oil with coconut oil and use a cotton swab and apply the mixture. Avoid using your fingertips as it can cause more dirt and break outs.

Can be used as a moisturiser

Tea tree oil, mixed with glycerine, is great for moisturising dry and cracked skin. Mix one or two drops of tea tree oil with one tablespoon of almond oil or coconut oil. Rub gently into the affected area, particularly on your knees, elbows and heels for lasting relief from dry skin.

Good for hair growth and nourishment

Mix few drops of oil into your regular hair oil and massage to your scalp. It will help you open the clogged hair follicles. It even helps to nourish the roots and strengthens your locks, inducing hair growth. It is advisable to not apply it directly on your scalp as it can be cruel on the skin. Mix a few drops of tea tree oil with shampoo to get rid of dandruff.

Where to buy? 

Tea Tree Oil is available at most health outlets or alternatively The Body Shop nationwide in South Africa.

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