Monday, October 15, 2012

TEA TREE OIL'S ANTISEPTIC QUALITIES (c) By Polly Guerin

What is Tea Tree Oil? Good Question! It’s a wild bushy tree native to Australia, and  it is one of the most powerful elixirs of nature and one of its most active essential oils, The Aborigines knew about the properties of the tea tree long before European settlers had ever heard of it. It was Captain Cook who first mentions the tea tree and its healing properities in his journal during the 1770s, after the Aborigines showed him how to make tea from its leaves. Yet, when we go into the a health store today there is a plethora of products to purchase with tea tree property benefits.If you have never purchased any Tea Tree  perhaps  now is the time to consider the value of Tea Tree's antiseptic qualities, which also makes it an essential ingredient in aromatherapy medicine.
CLEANSING NATURALLY Tea Tree ranks high among natural products that produce proven results. It is valued for its stimulating and germicidal actions and refreshing camphor-like scent. Tea Tree's natural benefits stimulate the immune system by activating the white blood corpuscles to defend the body against infections. You can actually prevent germs spreading because Tea Tree is the only antiseptic that also acts to stimulate and tone our natural defenses against infection.
COLD SEASON COMING ON If there’s a cold going around your office or threatening the health of the entire family, begin before it starts to catch up with you and wash your hands in tea tree soap to eliminate germs. Washing your hands is obviously a good idea anytime your hands have been in contact with public places, like on a bus or subway car. Preventive precautions can help you to chase away cold and flu with a facial steam. Just add 10 drops of tea tree and 5 drops of eucalyptus and inhale deeply.
A MYRIAD USES Tea Tree seems to have many other unexpected benefits. If you want to acquire a blemish-free complexion a tea tree facial steam will also unblock pores and clear up infection. Antifungal tea tree is especially effective for clearing up infections such as athlete’s foot. You can even treat nail infections by massaging the affected nail with undiluted tea tree oil three times a day. Nothing greets the morning better than a refreshing mouthwash. Simply add 3 percent solution of tea tree to water. It also fights gum disease and clears up mouth ulcers.
TEA TREE IS INDISPENSABLE OIL!!! KEEP TEA TREE WITH YOU WHEN YOU TRAVEL TO WARMER CLIMATES TO SOOTHE SUNBURN, CUTS AND BRUISES. APPLY IT UNDILUTED TO STINGS AND BITES FOR SWIFT PAIN RELIEF.







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