Head lice affect millions of families each year. About 95 percent of families in the United States will be affected each year. These small insects are about the size of a sesame seed. They live on human blood and lay eggs, called nits, in the hair. They tend to make people feel dirty and embarrassed. Combing them out can be a long and painful process.
Gum infections: Using a mouthwash of tea tree oil diluted in water can help remedy and prevent gum disease and plaque. Be careful not to swallow it. Small amounts are not considered toxic, though the stomach might rebel.
If you use cloth diapers and soak them while waiting to accumulate a load for either a laundry service or home wash, you can try adding a couple of drops of oil to the wash pail to help keep bacteria under control and thus prevent infection.
When finishing up your skin care routine find the perfect toner for your skin. It will help tighten your skin and get rid of any dirt or makeup that you may have missed during washing. In place of the toner once a week you should try using a face mask which will deep clean your pores.
Want a easy to take along treatment for wasp stings, bee stings, and other insect bites? Try this. Next time you go out for a hike, or even for a drive, make sure your first aid kit includes a bottle of teebaumöl. This little wonder from down under can take some of the bite out of summer insect woes.
You can add a couple tea tree oil application of drops to ordinary water to make a disinfectant spray for use around your kitchen. It will clean the surfaces that you use for eating i.e. table tops and work tops without putting you or your family at risk from pesticides or chemical cleaners. It is completely natural and chemical free.
It is very effective in treating bad breath when mixed with warm water and used as a mouthwash. You shouldn’t swallow the oil but some people find adding a drop to their toothpaste helps them to combat gum disease. There are now many tea tree oil toothpaste options available in the market.
Find a product that has other acne-fighting ingredients like witch hazel or benzoyl peroxide in it. Again, try a few things, because some products might irritate your skin more than others. Sometimes it simply is a case of trial and error?