Tea Tree:- Melaleuca Alternifolia
Tea tree has won a reputation as a ‘cure all’ oil. It is said that when Mother Nature creates a diseases, she also creates the cure. Tea tree is one such plant. It can cure some of the most horrible and dangerous bacterial infections found in the tropics. Wounds, which are prone to contracting bacterial infections can be effectively cured and protected using this oil. Microbes don’t stand a chance against this oil, since it is a highly effective antimicrobial substance. The Tea Tree oil is also anti – viral and helps cure viral infections like the common cold, influenza, mumps, measles, and pox.
The Cicatrisant property of this essential oil makes it heal wounds quickly and protects them from infections. Furthermore, it can help neutralize or diminish the scar marks and after spots left by eruptions, boils, pox, and acne. The stimulant property of tea tree essential oil can be very beneficial for taking care of certain hair conditions. If you suffer from dandruff or hair loss, simply apply a diluted amount of tea tree essential oil to your scalp. The increased blood flow that you experience will help your follicle stay healthy and strengthen the hold on your hair.
A Few Words of Caution: Although there are no inherent risks of topically applying tea tree oil, in some rare cases, people may be overly sensitive to the oil, as a form of a minor allergenic. However, there have been numerous reports of people who accidentally consume tea tree oil, and this should be strictly avoided.