Tea Tree Oil
Tea Tree Oil
More and more people are turning toward herbal medicine and natural products to try and help address certain conditions. If you're one of them, CVS can help you find the natural products you're looking for. In this selection of products, you'll find many types of tea tree oil that can be used for a wide range of applications. You can shop the tea tree oil product selection online, purchase the right product for your needs and have it shipped to your home.
What Is Tea Tree Oil?
Tea tree oil is an essential oil produced from the leaves of a plant known as Melaleuca alternifolia or the tea tree. This plant is native to Australia. For centuries, Australian Aborigines have used tea tree oil as a natural remedy to help relieve symptoms of various conditions. The possible use and benefits of tea tree oil has begun to be explored; however, there is not enough evidence at this point to prove that tea tree oil is effective for treating any medical condition.
Benefits of Tea Tree Oil
It is believed that tea tree oil may possibly have antimicrobial benefits. As a result, people often use tea tree oil to try and help address certain topical infections like athlete's foot, nail fungus, ringworm, and jock itch. Tea tree oil is also sometimes used to try and help with acne or wound healing.
Tea Tree Oil Products
Tea tree oil is offered in a number of forms. Pure tea tree oil is typically a liquid and may come in a conventional bottle or a bottle that is equipped with a medicine dropper or roller ball. You can also find a variety of soaps, cleaners, creams, lotions and other skin care products that contain tea tree oil along with other ingredients.\
How To Use Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil should not be used internally, as it could cause severe side effects if swallowed. Some people are allergic to tea tree oil and could experience a rash or other symptoms from using the oil or a product that contains it. Before using tea tree oil for any purpose, talk to your health care provider. He or she can help you determine if tea tree oil is the right choice of natural remedy for your specific concern.