Tea Tree Essential Oil is renowned for its cleansing and rejuvenating effect on the skin and promotes healthy immune function. It protects against environmental and seasonal threats. It is said to promote healthy boundaries, specifically in unhealthy or toxic relationships. It not only helps us to step out of codependency (stepping into our own strength and individuality), but also release those connections that have become unbalanced, draining, or stop us from growing.
Precautions of Melaleuca Oil
There is more "tea tree oil" on the market than there is plant material to have produced it. This means a large amount of what is called tea tree is either synthetic or adulterated to include synthetics. In addition to this issue, much of the "real stuff" is actually distilled with a chemical distillation process, making it much more precarious to use. Due to this, not all melaleuca oil can be used in the same way as mentioned here. Always test for skin sensitivity prior to widespread use and use on the feet when possible. Excessive use of any oil can lead to skin sensitization. Keep out of eyes, ears, or nose. Not all oils are created equal, so test brands carefully, and never use an oil in a way not recommended by its maker.
Commonly Uses of Melaleuca Essential Oil
- For occasional skin irritations, apply 1–2 drops of Melaleuca essential oil onto affected area.
- Add 1 drop to a veggie cap to enhance immunity.
- Combine 1–2 drops with your facial cleanser or moisturizer for added cleansing properties, or apply to skin after shaving to prevent razor burn.
- Apply to fingernails and toenails after showering to purify and strengthen nails.
- Add a few drops to a spray bottle with water and use on surfaces to protect against environmental concerns.
- Can be used to manage oily skin when applied directly or sprayed on with water.