Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is a colourless liquid with a strong characteristic odour and proven antiseptic properties. It is widely used in natural medicine for its ability to relieve symptoms of minor burns, acne, verrucas, throat irritation, halitosis, gingivitis, mouth ulcers and more.
The oil is also widely used in cosmetics for its aroma and its ability to regulate the activity of the sebaceous glands on the scalp. It can improve daily intimate health care by relieving possible itchiness.
The oil can be used alone or to strengthen the beneficial effects of other TH Pharma products, in which case, mix a few drops with the products of the Nature Solutions line for oily and acne-prone skin, or with Th Pharma Calmatherm intimate hygiene soap.
For the skin:
- Open wounds: Pure or diluted, applied directly to the wound, as an antiseptic and healing oil.
- Minor burns: After rinsing with plenty of water, apply a few drops of oil.
- Acne: For daily skin care, add a drop of essential oil to cotton wool soaked in water.
- Can be applied directly to the affected area 2 to 3 times a day.
- Add 10 drops to warm water to make a steam bath once a week.
- Add 1 or 2 drops to a face mask.
- Verrucas: Apply at night without diluting and cover with gauze or a dressing. Repeat every night until the verruca has disappeared.
For the hair:
Regulates the activity of the sebaceous glands on the scalp. Combats dandruff due to its anti-fungal properties, and relieves itching and irritation. Prevents head lice. Apply in diluted form to the scalp, particularly behind the ears and at the nape of the neck, and leave for 15 minutes. Wash with usual shampoo.
Intimate hygiene: For cases of cystitis or gynaecological infection, add 10 drops to water in a bowl, and use with a prescribed pharmacological treatment. Relieves genital or anal itching.
Throat irritation: Use for gargling (2 to 4 drops in a glass of water).
Gingivitis or gum inflammation: Rinse the mouth regularly with 2 to 4 drops in a glass of water).
Bacterial plaque: Add 1 drop to your toothbrush before brushing.
Mouth ulcers: Apply undiluted directly to the ulcer using a cotton bud, and rinse with water.
Halitosis: 2 to 4 drops in water. Rinse after brushing.
Colds or a blocked nose: Add a few drops to warm water and breathe in the vapour.
Arthritis, rheumatism and gout: Use topically as an anti-inflammatory.
Avoid contact with the eyes. If product causes eye irritation, rinse well with water.
Do not swallow. May cause vomiting, diarrhoea, drowsiness or confusion. Topical use only. In cases of skin irritation, do not use or use highly diluted. Not recommended for pregnant women. Always dilute for use in children.
Store in a cool dry place away from direct light. Always keep in the original container.