Tea tree oil or maleluca oil is taken from the leaves of the Maleluca alternifonia, a native tree of Australia.
Tea tree oil has antibacterial, antifungal and antiseptic qualities, also has cosmetic proprieties. With his antiseptic proprieties tea tree oil can help you to get rid of acne.
Tea tree oil is effective against acne. In the treatment of acne, application of 5 % of tea tree oil has shown an effect comparable to 5 % benzoil peroxide.
- mix few drops of tea tree oil with water, apply with a cotton ball on acne affected skin and leave it.
Apply tea tree oil as a homemade acne skin remedy in the morning and before going to sleep after cleaning your face.
Also tea tree oil cleans your pores and eliminate the dirt inside your pores that cause acne and blemishes.
Tea tree oil is used to heal burns and infections. Using a cotton ball, apply on the light burns to help in the healing process.
Tea tree oil is known as an antifungal agent. Shampoo with 5 % tea tree oil has been shown effective in treating dandruff.
Drop 4-5 drops of tea tree oil into a whole bottle of shampoo to help your scalp to get rid of dandruff, do no put the oil directly onto scalp.
Dandruff is a common scalp disorder affecting both men and women. It often causes itching and usually occurs when a yeast called malassezia feeds with fatty oils secreted by hair follicles in the scalp.
Is an unpleasant disorder, that can be treated at home. Here are some advices in treating dandruff problems:
Black pepper containing zinc and selenium ,is a natural treatment for dandruff:
- mix 2 tablespoons of black pepper powder with 1 cup of yogurt, rub this mixture on scalp and wash it after 30 minutes using mild shampoo.
Vinegar, rich in potassium and enzymes will help you to get rid of dead skin cells of scalp:
- mix 2 cups apple cider vinegar with 2 cups cold water, apply on scalp and hair, wait few minutes, then rinse with water.
Apples have enzymes that can eliminate dead skin cells that causes scalp flakes:
- mix fresh apple juice with 2 tablespoons of warm water, apply on the scalp, leave for 15-20 minutes and then wash off. You can repeat it 2 to 3 times a week.
Tea tree oil with his natural antiseptic and antibiotic properties, will help you to treat dandruff. You can massage a few drops of tea tree oil directly on the scalp ,then wash with water.
Lemon for itchy dandruff, just massage 2 tablespoons lemon juice on your scalp then rinse with water.
I hope that it will help you in treating your dandruff problems.