Essential oils have health benefits and uses that are almost limitless. Many remedies that you can make at home have essential oils as an important ingredient. One powerful essential oil that can be used to treat an assortment of ailments, along with many other uses, is tea tree oil.
You should be aware of a few safety issues with tea tree oil before applying it topically or internally. The main concern about this type of essential oil is skin irritation. People with sensitive skin might find the oil can cause irritation and some people have an allergic reaction when it is applied in an undiluted form.
The best uses of tea tree oil are topical. This includes everything from repelling pests to treating various bug bites. The choice of application will depend on the result is desired. The oil will maintain its potency for about one year, when it is properly stored. Just keep the container of oil in areas without direct sunlight.
A list of tea tree oil benefits is found on everydayroots.com here…