Tea Tree Oil for Boils

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil kills many types of bacteria, viruses and fungi. Therefore, its applications are wide ranging from killing molds to heal skin conditions and also treat viral infections. It has the topical application on the skin for treat skin infections like acne fungal infection of the nails, head lice, scabies, boils and ring worms. It is also widely used as antiseptic on cuts, burns, insect bites and stings. It is used to treat cough, bronchitis and other pulmonary inflammations by adding it to bath water. There are many health benefits of tea tree oil you need to keep it in your medicine cabinet to deal with almost all kinds conditions that require antiseptic, antibacterial and anti inflammatory properties in the treatment.

Tea Tree Oil for Boils

Boils are localized infections which can originate deep under the skin. Where the blood cells are gather to fight with the infection, the boil which becomes enlarged, inflamed and tender to the touch. Boils can cause by bacteria which can find their way and also under the skin through hair follicles. Boils are mostly treated with antibiotics, or are lanced and drained in a doctor's office.  Method that can be tried at home is by treating the boil with tea tree oil for boils. A study reviewed in the Letters of Applied Microbiology in 1993 states that Tea Tree oil for Boils can kills germs and bacteria that do not respond to antibiotics. Tea tree oil's also have anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties which make it a good home treatment for skin conditions.

  • Wash the all boil area with warm water and a mild soap.
  • Place warm compress on the boil it for 5 minutes before applying the tea tree oil.
  • Put some tea tree oil on a cotton ball to cover the boil. Apply this oil directly to the boil, and then keep it in place for about 3 to 10 minutes. You can apply Tea Tree oil for Boils by the cotton ball to the boil, and then you secure it in place with an adhesive bandage if desired.
  • Don't rinse the Tea Tree oil for Boils from the skin. Remove the cotton ball and rub in any excess oil.
  • Repeat this process two times in a day until the boil comes to a head. When the head of the boil gets swollen and white, gently apply the pressure to the side of it with a cotton ball soaked in tea tree oil. If the boil gets ready to drain, it won't take a great deal of pressure to burst. If it cannot open easily, it's not ready to drain naturally. Repeat this tea tree oil treatment until it comes to a head and erupts.
  • Apply tea tree oil for boils to the boil area for up to a week after it has drained to kill any residual bacteria.

Tea Tree Oil with Aloe Vera

Tea Tree oil for Boils has the many anti-bacterial which has the properties of both the ingredients attack and eliminate infections like MRSA and staph.

  • Mix few drops of tea tree oil and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel.
  • Apply this mixture on boils and let it sit for some minutes.
  • Rinse off it with water and pat dry.
  • Repeat it regularly.