How are you? Tea tree oil is derived from the leaves of the tea tree and used topically ( ointment, etc) for infections such as acne, fungal infections of the nail lice, scabies, athlete’s foot, and ringworm. It is also used topically as a local antiseptic for cuts and abrasions, for burns, insect bites and stings, boils, vaginal infections, recurrent herpes labialis, toothache, infections of the mouth and nose, sore throat, and for ear infections such as otitis media and otitis externa. (ref: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/113.html)
The Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence as possibly effective in mild to moderate acne. Take care and regards.
Tea tree oil is famous for anti-fungal, anti-viral as well as anti-bacterial properties. It really is employed to for many things, such as bad breath, athlete's foot or so, fevers montage, body smell and acne. When tea tree effective in killing the actual bacteria that can cause acne breakouts.
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