Tea tree oil action: 7 applications on the skin

Tea tree oil effect

The special Tea tree oil effect is nowadays indispensable as a therapeutic and cosmetic agent. This essential oil has a strong antiseptic effect and the super power to positively remove bacteria from the skin. In skin care, it is therefore mainly used as a natural remedy for acne. But that's certainly not the only thing for it effect of tea tree oil can be used!

Real Tea tree oil is a golden yellow wonder oil that is extracted from the needles of the Melaleuca alternifolia. Also called the tea tree. That is why you also come across the name 'tea tree oil'. A bit confusing, because it has nothing to do with tea :).

What is Tea tree oil good for and what can you use it for? Essential Tea tree oil together has more than 100 different applications, from natural air purifier, remedy to common cold, home remedy to effective ingredient aromatherapy. In this article we focus on the effect of Tea tree oil on the skin. As an effective and natural remedy against, among other things pimples, inflammation, wounds, fungal infection, insect bites and even one cold sores.

After reading you know everything about the effect of Tea tree essential oil!

Tea tree oil effect

The multifunctional effect of Tea tree oil

The effect of Tea tree oil has many benefits, especially for the skin. There are all kinds of reasons why the natural protection mechanism of the skin becomes out of balance. This makes it more susceptible to bacteria and fungi. And that in turn causes skin problems such as irritations, itching, redness, acne, and wounds more quickly. Pure Tea tree essential oil is an effective and natural remedy to relax your skin. This is true for inflammation, pimples and fungal infections, but also redness can visibly decrease. In addition, aging skin benefits from regular treatment with tea tree oil because of its anti-aging effect.

What is Tea tree oil good for? The properties of Tea tree essential oil:

  • A natural remedy for acne because of its antibacterial effect.
  • Tea tree is anti-inflammatory and anti-swelling.
  • Helps the skin's regenerative capacity.
  • Reduces irritations.
  • Actively works against excess oils.
  • Fights skin aging due to the presence of antioxidants.
  • Tea tree has an antifungal effect.
  • Is a natural insecticide and relieves bites and stings.
  • Tea tree oil is known for its antibacterial properties and is often used for... clogged pores to treat.

What is Tea tree oil good for?

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7 uses of tea tree oil

Below are the applications for the skin where the effect of Tea tree oil comes into its own perfectly. Read also: how to use tea tree oil?

  1. Health Benefits Tea tree oil face

The Australian Aborigines discovered the beneficial effects of the leaves of the 'tea tree' at least centuries ago. They used it to treat various skin conditions including on the face. The active substances in Tea tree oil include terpinene (terpinene 4-ol), alpha pinene and alpha terpineol. All powerful and healing ingredients that are ideal for natural face care.

Tip: Tea tree oil face, dry oil with Tea tree. This antibacterial facial oil with vitamins, antioxidants and valuable omega fatty acids balances the sebum production of oily skin and helps to keep it elastic.

Tea tree oil face


  1. Facial cleanser with Tea tree

Tea tree is a perfect one facial cleanser for your face due to the antibacterial effect. You can make the cleaner yourself by mixing it in a ratio of 6 drops of oil to 1 liter of water. A Tea tree face wash is much easier and safer. Highly recommended is our Detox soap - facial cleanser with tea tree & Charcoal. The combination with, among other things, active charcoal makes this facial soap an effective and deep cleanser, without drying out the skin. Suitable for face and body.

Facial cleanser with tea tree


  1. Tea tree oil against acne and inflammation

Tea tree essential oil not only actively works against dirt, it also has an anti-inflammatory effect. That is why, as mentioned earlier, it is the remedy for pimples and inflammation, such as with a acne skin. Treat (boils) pustules or pimples by putting a drop of tea tree oil on a wet cotton swab. Then apply this on the pimples. For the fastest result, do this 3 times a day.

  1. Operation Tea tree oil fungal infections

Due to the fungicidal effect of Tea tree, it is also good to use fungal infections on the skin such as athlete's foot. Nails also benefit from regular treatment with essential tea tree oil. It prevents the formation of a fungal nail (fungal nail). For nail infections, gently drip a few drops of tea tree oil onto the nail and then let it soak in. Do this twice a day for best results.

  1. Tea tree shampoo for oily scalp

Tea tree oil is suitable for organic hair care. A shampoo bar for oily hair with Tea tree oil is deeply cleansing and balances the sebum production of your scalp. This makes your hair less greasy. In addition, it fights bacteria and fungi that can cause dandruff and flakes.

  1. As an essential oil for a cold sore

Help a cold sore! Good news; Tea tree essential oil could help treat a cold sore. Start with a diluted solution, such as with Argan oil. When your lip tolerates the Tea tree well, you can build it up a little more. Dab the affected areas on the cold sore at least 3 times a day.

  1. Tea tree for wounds

Pure Tea tree oil It is not for nothing that it is also called the first aid oil. It is a good remedy for the treatment of small (cut) wounds. It disinfects the wound and ensures a faster recovery. Use 1 drop of Tea tree on the wound as soon as possible after exposure. For a slightly larger abrasion, you can use sterile gauze. Large or deep wounds should of course always be treated by a doctor.


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Do you have questions about the effect of Tea tree on your face, hair, nail or skin? Or are you unsure about the side effects of tea tree oil? Feel free to contact our professionals! We are happy to help you with the best treatment with Tea tree oil.

Want to know more about essential oils? Read also: The best essential oils and their effect.

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