What Are The Uses Of Tea tree oil?
Tea tree oil is a well known Indian plant with many medicinal values. It:
Treats acne, fungal infections of nails, athlete’s foot, scabies, and ring worm.
Reduces bacterial infection of the vagina, dental plaque, gum inflammation, bad breath, symptoms of hemorrhoids, pain, inflammation and itching in children, vaginal candidacies, ear infections.
Prevents infections in case of burns, cuts, insect bites, stings, boils, and abrasions.
Relieves a sore throat cough, and congestion.
What Are The Side Effects Of Tea tree oil?
Tea tree oil is usually safe, but if used in excess, it may cause:
- Skin irritation
- Stinging /Burning /redness of skin
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Tea tree oil?
Avoid oral intake of tea tree oil as it is poisonous to drink.