Eczema is a skin condition manifested by itchiness, dryness, rash, and blistering. Tea tree oil has strong antibacterial properties which get to the root of the problem by fighting off the infection, while its antiseptic properties soothe the itchiness.
Mix twenty drops of tea tree oil with half-cup of coconut oil to make your own ointment. Rub the mixture onto the affected areas two times a day.
5. Treats Athlete’s Foot
Mix 20 drops of tea tree oil, add ¼ cup of arrowroot powder, and a ¼ cup of baking soda. Tea tree oil will destroy the fungus responsible for the infection, arrowroot will absorb the moisture which creates a condition for the fungus to thrive, and baking soda will remove the bad odor and itchiness.
The potent anti-inflammatory properties of tea tree oil is very beneficial for psoriasis as it both alleviate the symptoms and prevents its spreading. Tea tree oil eliminates dead skin cells, keeps the production of new cells in check, and penetrates the deep layers of the skin, relieving the condition and reducing scars.