Tea tree – Anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal (Melaleuca alternifolia)
Tea tree is essential for any first aid kit. This powerful oil kills a number of bacteria, viruses and fungi. Use as a disinfectant/antiseptic remedy. Useful for acne, athlete’s foot, blisters, burns, vaginal thrush, dandruff, herpes, insect bites, chest congestion, rashes, varicose veins, warts, wounds, infections and any viral related skin problems. Bath: To treat urinary and vaginal infections. Skin care: Add 2 drops to 30ml carrier oil and apply to cold sores, athlete’s foot and fungal infections. Neat: Use to heal acne/cuts/scrapes.