Tea tree oil is one of the most used essential oils in aromatherapy. It has several medicinal properties including antifungal, antimicrobial and antiseptic. Botanically known as Melaleuca Alternifolia, this essential oil is extracted from a plant found in Australia only. When you turn the pages of history, you will find several uses of tea tree oil, including a substitute for the tea beverage and how it was used by the aborigines in Australia as a first aid medicine to heal infections, burns and cuts.
The guide explains everything you want to know about tea tree oil and its uses, including its benefits to treat ring worms and ear infections in pet animals, scabies and other skin diseases in humans and the benefits of tea tree oil to cure common and uncommon ailments.
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