Tea Tree Oil for Allergies

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil which is distilled from leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia plant and it has antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties. A person can treat with it by acne, athlete's foot, contact dermatitis or head lice using tea tree oil and many other problems. Tea tree oil should not be swallowed.  It has been gained by popularity as a topical antibiotic and antifungal agent. Thus, physicians need to be aware of the potential allergic reactions to tea tree oil and advise patients to discontinue use at the first signs of sensitivity. It is true whether it is ingested or can be applied directly to the skin.

Tea Tree Oil for Allergies

Allergies which are extremely common and come with a many of symptoms that range in severity depending on the season. They are the result of an over-sensitive immune system, and which occur when the body attacks allergens (pollen, dander, mold, dust, mites, etc.) in this a way it is similar to its method of fighting virus or by foreign bacteria. When the body exposed to the allergen, and it produces histamines, which can cause cells in the nose, throat, and eyes to swell, the results in a whole range of uncomfortable allergy symptoms includes like itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, swollen bronchial passages, asthma, and others. Tea tree oil (melaleuca alternifolia) which has both antibacterial and antiviral properties which making it a great natural choice for the treatment of common allergy symptoms, particularly to clear the nasal and bronchial passages, as Tea Tree Oil for Allergies is an expectorant. Tea tree oil  for allergies which is currently enjoying the popularity as a 'cure-all' for a variety of skin conditions, from infections to psoriasis, and many other household and also personal products which contains Melaleuca oil are available.

How to use Tea Tree Oil for Allergies:

Add about 10 to 20 drops to a room vaporizer and diffuse in an environment (or during allergy season) when allergies present themselves. Put 3 to 5 drops on the bottoms of feet, chest and throat every morning, particular during in high allergy season. For bedtime relief, make a pillow spray which contain 20 to 30 drops of tea tree oil and 8 to 10 ounces of water. Use liberally pillows and the sheets to benefit from tea tree oil’s expectorant properties when you sleep. For another quick fix especially relieve from bronchial symptoms, rub 1 to 2 drops on palms, cup around nose and mouth, and then inhale deeply.

Step 1

Apply tea tree oil diluted with water to the rash place in twice a day. Undiluted tea tree oil can irritate the skin or cause an allergic reaction. If you want to cover a large area, make a solution with a few drops tea tree oil plus water or cooled chamomile tea, and spray it on your skin.

Step 2

Mix 5 drops tea tree oil to your bath, twice a day for a week.

Step 3

Add 1 drop of tea tree oil to lotion or cream and smooth it on.