5 Effective Ways to Treat Eczema with Tea Tree Oil




Eczema is a non-contagious skin disorder. It is inflammatory in nature and indicates that you have a weak immune system. It also means that the moisture level in your skin is low. Due to this condition, the skin locks moisture as well and the skin cells expand allowing dirt and germs to build up. This results in eczema. The situation is made worse by environmental irritants, allergies and stress. Dryness of skin, flaking, blistering, redness is some of the common symptoms of eczema.

Does Tea Tree Oil Work for Eczema?

Tea tree oil is extremely helpful in treating eczema. The benefits of the oil are mentioned below.

  • It contains terpinen-4-ol which is antibacterial in nature. It stops the infection from spreading
  • It is anti-inflammatory which reduces the redness on the skin
  • It easily penetrates deep into the skin and stops the itching and allergens.
  • The anti-oxidants present in tea tree oil, help to protect the skin from free radicals and also repair the skin that has been damaged.
  • It is a proven antiseptic and protects the skin from any infection.
  • It makes the skin soft and smooth

How to Use Tea Tree Oil for Eczema:

1. Coconut oil and Tea Tree Oil for Eczema:

Ingredients:

  • 2 to 3 teaspoon of coconut oil
  • 6 to 7 drops of tea tree oil

Procedure:

  • In a small bowl mix together the two oils.
  • Clean the affected area
  • Gently massage the oil on the affected area
  • Let it rest for at least 10 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water
  • Apply this mix at least 3 times daily

Benefit: Coconut oil penetrates deep into the skin and locks in the moisture.

[ Read: How To Treat Eczema with Coconut Oil ]




2. Lavender and Tea Tree Oil for Eczema:

Ingredients:

  • 2 to 3 teaspoon of coconut oil
  • 10 to 15 drops of tea tree oil
  • 6 to 7 drops of lavender oil

Procedure:

  • In a small bowl mix together all the three oils.
  • Clean the affected area
  • Gently massage the oil mixture on the affected area
  • Let it rest for at least 10 to 15 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water and pat it dry
  • Apply this mix at least 2 times daily

Benefit: Lavender oil locks in the moisture and fights against free radicals in the skin.

3. Olive oil and Tea Tree Oil for Eczema:

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup of coconut oil
  • 20 to 30 drops of tea tree oil
  • 20 drops of sweet almond oil
  • 5 drops of jojoba oil

Procedure:

  • In a small bowl mix together the coconut oil, tea tree oil, sweet almond oil, and jojoba oil.
  • Clean the affected area
  • Gently massage the oil on the eczema
  • Let it rest for at least 15 to 20 minutes
  • Rinse with lukewarm water
  • Apply this mix at least 3 times daily.

Benefit: The anti-bacterial properties of olive oil heals the skin, kills the germs, and locks in the moisture.

[ Read: How to Treat Eczema with Epsom Salt ]




4. Shea Butter and Tea Tree Oil for Eczema:

Ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons of Shea butter
  • 20 drops of tea tree oil
  • A plastic container

Procedure:

  • Pour the butter in a bowl
  • Using a hand blender blend the butter till it is soft and creamy
  • Add the tea tree oil
  • Blend again so that the two ingredients mix evenly
  • Clean the affected area
  • Gently massage the cream on the eczema
  • Let it rest for at least 15 to 20 minutes
  • Rinse with lukewarm water
  • Apply this mix at least 3 times daily.

Benefit: Shea butter soothes the skin and heals eczema fast.

5. Witch hazel and Tea Tree Oil for Eczema:

Ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons of Shea butter
  • 20 drops of tea tree oil
  • 2 teaspoons of witch hazel
  • A plastic container

Procedure:

  • Pour the butter in a bowl
  • Using a hand blender blend the butter till it is soft and creamy
  • Add the tea tree oil and the witch hazel
  • Blend again so that the three ingredients mix evenly
  • Clean the affected area
  • Gently massage the cream on the eczema
  • Let it rest for at least 10 minutes
  • Rinse with lukewarm water
  • Apply this mix at least 3 times daily

Benefit: Witch hazel has high concentration of tannins that heals the skin easily.

These are some methods of curing your eczema using tea tree oil. You can try any of the methods. In case the problem persists then consult the doctor at once. Maintain a healthy diet as it is very important to heal the body from within as well.

Read Also:

Image:- 1




SHARE THIS STORY ON FACEBOOK



Article Name
5 Effective Ways to Treat Eczema with Tea Tree Oil
Author
Description
Tea Tree Oil for Eczema :Eczema is a non-contagious skin disorder. It is inflammatory in nature and indicates that you have a weak immune system. Here are

Written by: Beatuy Epic

Beauty Epic is the beauty network that sets a new level of trust and honesty in beauty world. We are driven by a commitment to prove Beauty Epic is best for beauty and improve women's lives by covering daily breakthroughs in beauty, Lifestyle and Health.

About Us

Beauty Epic is the Beauty Network that sets a new level of trust and honesty in beauty info. We are driven by a commitment to improve women's lives by covering daily breakthroughs in beauty, Lifestyle and Health.