Common Scents: Tea Tree
A series where we learn about different oils, their uses, and why they're so wonderful!
What is it?
Tea tree oil is cultivated from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia, and the beneficial properties of this natural oil are amazing! It is extremely versatile in its cosmetic uses.
Tea tree oil should not be consumed as it is toxic for ingestion, but the oil has incredible properties for topical and cosmetic purposes.
Use for homemade cleansers and soaps
Skin care - add to coconut oil or another base for moisturizer, applying directly to reduce oil and acne-prone areas
Diffuse to eliminate odors in your home
Brush through hair for added shininess
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