Grooming: Tea Tree Oil Uses, Benefits & Products

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What Is It?

Tea tree oil or melaleuca oil comes from the leaves a of a Melaleuca alternifolia, or tea tree, not to be confused with the common tea plant that is used for black and green teas. The tea tree is naturally found on the Northeast coast of New South Wales, Australia and Southeast Queensland.

Grooming: Tea Tree Oil Uses, Benefits & Products
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What Does It Do?

Tea tree oil is known to kill certain bacteria and fungus, as well as reducing some allergic skin reactions. Used in low concentrations in washes and other cosmetics, when applied to the skin, tea tree oil can be useful in treating acne, lice, athlete’s foot, dandruff, scabies and ringworm. It can also be used as a local antiseptic to treat abrasions and cuts, insect stings and bites as well as various ailments such as toothache or sore throat. Sometimes, tea tree oil is even added to bath water to help treat coughs, pulmonary inflammation and bronchial congestion.

Products

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Botanical Cleansing Bar with Tea Tree & Aloe: Producing a rich foaming lather, the fragrance free cleansing bar can be used for both the face and the body. It infuses skin with organic aloe, natural essential oils and antioxidants that give the skin a protective barrier. Firming and purifying skin, the cleansing bar also includes Caric Papaya which gently exfoliates.
Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Botanical Cleansing Bar with Tea Tree & Aloe: Producing a rich foaming lather, the fragrance free cleansing bar can be used for both the face and the body. It infuses skin with organic aloe, natural essential oils and antioxidants that give the skin a protective barrier. Firming and purifying skin, the cleansing bar also includes Caric Papaya which gently exfoliates.
Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo: Enjoy a tingling sensation with Paul Mitchell's special mix of tea tree oil, peppermint and lavender. The shampoo helps wash away impurities, leaving hair fresh, clean and full of vitality and luster.
Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo: Enjoy a tingling sensation with Paul Mitchell’s special mix of tea tree oil, peppermint and lavender. The shampoo helps wash away impurities, leaving hair fresh, clean and full of vitality and luster.
Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Conditioner: The companion to Paul Mitchell's Tea Tree Special Shampoo, the conditioner boasts a moisturizing botanical blend that leaves hair healthy and tangle free.
Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Conditioner: The companion to Paul Mitchell’s Tea Tree Special Shampoo, the conditioner boasts a moisturizing botanical blend that leaves hair healthy and tangle free.
OGX Invigorating Tea Tree Peppermint Cooling Body Wash: Just like other products with tea tree oil, this body wash has a nice tingling cleanser. In addition to cleansing and purifying, OGX's wash includes an exclusive moisture lock system the lends itself to a radiant natural glow.
OGX Invigorating Tea Tree Peppermint Cooling Body Wash: Just like other products with tea tree oil, this body wash has a nice tingling cleanser. In addition to cleansing and purifying, OGX’s wash includes an exclusive moisture lock system the lends itself to a radiant natural glow.

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