Tea tree essential oil is known for many uses. It is a great oil to have in a child’s first aid kit. It is used in hair care products as well as many other personal care products and for acne. It is also known for its anti-fungal properties and is used often in treating foot and nail fungus. Combine 15 drops with ½ cup witch hazel and ½ cup distilled water as a foot soak to combat foot odor and fungus.
Plant Part: Leaf
Method: Steam Distilled
Aroma: Pungent, Earthy, Herbaceous
Blends well with: Lemon, Lavender, Frankincense, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus
Cautions: Always dilute with a carrier oil when applying to the skin. Keep out of reach of children. Consult your physician before use if pregnant. External use only.
Common Use: Dilute 3-5 drops in 1 oz of carrier oil (almond or coconut) when applying
topically. In your diffuser of choice, add 2-3 drops.