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Tea tree oil uses
Benefits and power of tea tree oil for preppers

Tea tree oil helps to fight acne, eczema, dandruff, fungal
infections of the nail,  skin tags, athlete's foot, cuts, burns and
abrasions, insect bites and stings, lice, and ringworms, vaginal
infections, sore throat, cold sores and ear infections. yeast

Preppers are discovering the power of tea tree oil, particularly in
the realm of first aid, for dealing with everything from cuts,
abrasions sun burns and sprains to rashes, tick and chigger bites
-- even tonsilitis! But there's so much more to reveal about tea
tree oil, including cosmetic benefits, pet care. Tea tree oil is a
natural and safe disinfectant. Preppers are also discovering
benefits in fighting mold, and helping relieve bacterial and viral

Despite all the benefits of tea tree oil and its amazing
versatility, there is one important note of caution: keep tea tree
oil away from children! Tea tree oil while a natural powerhouse is
also a poison. Do not ingest! Be happy and be safe. Use tea tree
oil with utmost of caution.

Culled from the leaves of a tree Melaleuca alternifolia, Dr. Axe
calls tea tree oil "One of the most powerful essential oils of the

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Benefits of Tea Tree Oil
The benefits of using tea tree oil are immeasurable and there are
three basic ways to use this miraculous substance:
  1. Topically with the aid of a carrier oil or isopropyl alcohol.
  2. Inhalation (through use of a diffuser as pictured left).
  3. Orally as with analgesic relief of a toothache (without

  • WARNING: Do not ingest tea tree oil!

Here how to use tea tree oil to get rid of bugs and much, much

#1 Tea Tree Oil Use: as an Analgesic (pain relief).
Tea tree has an analgesic effect and can help relieve pain in the
following ways:

  • Dental problems. Tooth aches. (It also helps with dental
    plaque and gingivitis! Just be sure to swish not to swallow.)

  • Tick removal. (Please seek medical attention for concern of
    Lyme disease).

  • Wasp stings. Tea tree oil can aid in the pain of wasp stings.
    Always seek medical help for allergic reactions, and reach for
    your EPI pen (prescription) or Benadryl.

#2 Tea Tree Oil use: as an Antibacterial.
In clinical studies, tea tree oil effectively killed 99.9% of bacteria
on contact (Associated Foodstuff Laboratories of Australia, 1983).

  • Handwash - Tea tree oil is effective as an antibacterial
    hand wash. Certainly it makes a great natural alternative to
    the questionable stuff made in China.

#3: Antibiotic uses of tea tree oil...
As an antibiotic, tea tree oil has wound-healing properties that
can help

#4: Antiseptic uses of tea tree oil...
As an antiseptic, tea tree oil is effective.

#5: Anti-fungal uses of tea tree oil...
A natural anti-fungal, tea tree oil has compounds that help kill
the fungi and can help preppers deal with these fungal problems

  • Athlete's foot. help you soak away fungus and bacteria from
    the skin surface.
  • Toenail fungus. Because of the questional efficacy of other
    over-the-counter solutions, Dr. Andrew Weil recommends tea
    tree oil to combat toenail fungus,
  • Ringworm.
  • Wart removal. Applied directly to the wart 2-3 times daily.
    See your physician about warts as it may be an indication of
    immune system deficiency. Also, your physician can rule out
    cancerous growths.

#6: Anti-itch uses of tea tree oil.

  • Eases rashes associated with chigger larvae bites.

#7: Anti-Viral uses of tea tree oil.
Tea tree oil is an antiviral!

#8: Cosmetic uses of tea tree oil.
Tea tree oil offers a variety of cosmetic benefits, including
clearing up acne, blackheads and blemishes, as well as
eliminating body odor, dandruff and even bad breath. Use sweet
almond oil as a carrier oil to dilute

  1. Acne. Banish blackheads and blemishes with tea tree oil.
    Just be careful to avoid the eyes as it is an extreme irritant.
  2. Bad breath (halitosis). Cut the stink breath with tea tree
    oil being careful not to swallow. As a mouthwash, Dr.
    Andrew Weil agrees.
  3. Chapped lips. Tea tree oil can soothe chapped lips.
  4. Deodorant. As a body wash, you'll find tea tree oil provides
    natural deodorizing properties. Tea tree oil is just as useful
    in the kitchen as it is in the bathtub or shower!
  5. Dry cuticles.
  6. Scar healing. Tea tree oil prevents scarring. Tea tree oil is
    soothing and can be therapeutic in that it can help prevent
    scratching which would otherwise lead to scarring and
  7. Skin tags.

#9: Diaphoretic uses of tea tree oil.
A diaphoretic effect enhances sweating helping the body tp
respond to an infection.

#10: Disinfectant.
As a household cleaner, tea tree oil is useful in removing mold.
In aromatherapy, tea tree essential oil is purifying uplifting and

#1: First aid uses of tea tree oil
Native to Australia, Tea Tree Oil is a powerful immune stimulant,
that can help fight bacteria, and viruses. The indigenous people
of Australia have used tea tree oil as a treatment of fever, and
wounds. Applied topically, it's a natural antiseptic that can help
fight nail fungi and acne.

  1. Arthritis.
  2. Athlete's foot.
  3. Analgesics.
  4. Boils.
  5. Bruises.
  6. Bug bites.
  7. Bunions.
  8. Burns.
  9. Cancer fighter. Loaded with anti-cancer benefits, tea tree
    oil is well worth investigating (and also Frankincense) if you
    or our loved one has cancer. Read our full report of natural
    cancer alternatives.
  10. Candida.
  11. Canker sores.
  12. Chigger rashes. Preppers who live in the MidWestern states
    will appreciate tea tree oil for relief of itching and rash
    caused by chiggers.
  13. Cuts
  14. Fever reducer. The indigenous people of Australia used tea
    tree oil to treat fever
  15. Muscle ache relief. For minor aches and pains, tea tree oil
    can soothe tired muscles.
  16. Skin ulcers.

#12: Pest Control uses of Tea tree Oil
Tea tree oil is a known insect repellent and enemy of parasites!
Here how to use tea tree oil to get rid of bugs and your parasitic
problems, such as headlice.:

  1. Tea tree oil can make ants skedaddle!
  2. Head lice. Head lice are a nuisance and we've written an
    entire article on how prepper's get rid of headlice. Tea tree
    oil is an exceptional way to deal with lice and there are
    eight ways to use tea tree oil to get rid of head lice.

In addition to the pest control uses of tea tree oil, you'll find tea
tree oil beneficial in dealing with bites and stings:

  • Bees. For bee and wasp stings, always seek medical help if
    there is an allergic reaction.
  • Chiggers.
  • Jellyfish. Stranded seaside with jellyfish sting? Keep some
    tea tree oil in your car's first aid kit and use it to soothe the
    irritation after you've removed the tentacles. Apply topically
    as an antibiotic to help prevent infection after you carefully
    remove the tentacles by scraping them off with a credit card.
    Jellyfish venom is painful, again tea tree oil can have an
    analgesic effect. Note that allergic reaction is always
    possible, so seek medical help if you have nausea, breathing
    difficulties or swelling!
  • Horse flies
  • Leeches. Tea tree oil naturally repels leeches. For help with
    removing this hard-to-remove, blood sucking parasite, apply
    tea tree essential oil to the surrounding skin; most will fall
    off after around 20-30 minutes, but you can also loosen their
    grip after that time mark. Keep applying the tea tree oil long
    after you've removed this pest and you'll find it not only
    prevents infection but also soothes your skin.
  • Sandflies.
  • Spider bites
  • Ticks
  • Wasps. For bee and wasp stings, always seek medical help
    if there is an allergic reaction.

Tea tree oil is an essential oil used as a disinfectant and
antiseptic for centuries. Culled from the leaves of a tree
(Melaleuca alternifolia), native to Australia, Tea Tree Oil is a
powerful immune stimulant, that can help fight bacteria, and

How to assure you're getting 100% pure tea tree oil
When looking for tea tree oil, be sure to look for the words
"Melaleuca alternifolia" printed on the label. That's the only way
to assure that you're getting 100% natural tea tree oil that's not
diluted in a carrier base. When you have a pure form of tea tree
oil you will have the most concentrated medicinal value and
therapeutic properties to achieve your health and cosmetic goals.
Organic is always your best bet when it comes to essential oils.

So be sure to get "Melaleuca alternifolia" (or you may be getting
one of the other 300 varieties of tea tree oil plants). Only
"Melaleuca alternifolia" will assure that you have the correct
organic chemistry for the most powerful substance for your needs.

Happy endings...
Tree tree oil is one of those multi-use tools that preppers crave.
You know that "one is none" mentality we preppers have to
ensure redundancy? Well tea tree oil fills the bill! Stock up while
it's still available!

Indeed tea tree oil is extremely beneficial for preppers....

Now that you know a little more about tea tree oil benefits and
uses, have fun with it. Just keep out of reach of children!

Happy endings...
Tea tree oil uses for preppers: A powerful first aid remedy for
dealing with cuts, abrasions sun burns and sprains to rashes, tick
and chiggars --even tonsilitis, Tea tree oil is an important
prepping supply.
Tea Tree oil is an easy prep for your medicine cabinet. Get to
know the benefits and use it. The tea tree oil wellness ideas will
amaze you.

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health or dietary matter, always consult your physician. This information is intended for your
general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for
specific medical conditions. Never disregard or delay in seeking medical advice when available.
As a reminder, these statements about extracts have not been evaluated by the United States
Food and Drug Administration.

Warnings about essential oils and pregnancy: As with all essential oils, do not use internally
unless you have express approval from a certified practioner. Essential oils for consumption must
be food grade and are taken with caution only and never during pregnancy. Consult with a
physician or healthcare practitioner if you are pregnant or are nursing. Also, do not use essential
oils in eyes or on eyelids, and keep of reach of children.
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