Tea tree oil (melaleuca alternifolia)

Teebaumessenz is a very good remedy for acne, pimples and warts. Here the essence can be pure spotted on the appropriate places. Hair loss, dandruff, cradle cap and general hair care this shampoo is recommended: Ingredients: 10 drops of tea tree 100 ml soap lotion.

Wound treatment

Because of its germicidal effect of tea tree oil is an excellent disinfectant and very well suited for wound infections, minor burns, cuts and abrasions and insect bites. The places with tea tree oil (from controlled cultivation) dab gently.

Immune strengthening tea tree oil stimulates the immune system and directed against pathogens. It is excellent for the prevention and treatment of colds: a room fragrance, inhalants and rubbing his chest.

Here is a recipe for sore throat:

Ingredients: 2 drops of tea tree oil to vinegar and 1 cup warm water. Several times a day gargle with it.

Dental care The oil prevents tooth decay, freshens breath cures periodontal disease and inflammation and ulceration of the mouth.

Ingredients: 1 drop tea tree to 1 cup of warm water. gargle three times a day.


Positive results are available on the treatment of fungal diseases such as foot or nail fungus. To rub the affected areas two times daily with pure tea tree oil. For nail fungus, it takes about 3 months until a completely new nail has grown.

For vaginal thrush is sitz baths have proved successful.

Ingredients: 6 drops of tea tree and lavender vera 6 drops to 2 tablespoons cream

To care for blemished skin

Ingredients: 3 drops of tea tree and 5 drops palmarosa to 50 ml jojoba oil

In the household

For cleaning and disinfection of rooms and sanitation enter 5 – 10 drops of tea tree 1 – 3 l cleaning water.


Although the oil is not toxic, but should not be applied pure with very sensitive skin, as it has a slightly irritating.

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