Are you suffering from dry, itchy skin or just feeling tired and achy? Try these Soothing Tea Tree Oil Bath Salts the next time you need a pick-me-up! There are many tea tree uses but this is definitely one of the best.
Tea tree oil is so great for its ability to cleanse and moisturize your skin and these tea tree oil bath salts are one of the best ways to use tea tree oil.
Tea Tree oil benefits date back centuries as people used to use this as medicine for all of their ailments!
It the 1700s, the British navy was in Australia and they found small shrubs with thick and sticky leaves surrounded by water. The locals in this area considered the water to have medicinal powers – the leaves fell in the water and the water absorbed the healing powers of the tea tree leaves.
Tea tree oil is one of the important elements of any survival kit or first aid kit.
When used topically, tea tree oil is believed to be antibacterial. Tea tree oil is commonly used to treat acne, athlete’s foot, lice, nail fungus and insect bites.
Why tea tree oil?
I love tea tree oil! It is one of my very favorite essential oils and I use it for so many things. Studies have shown that tea tree oil kills several common bacteria and viruses responsible for causing illness, including E. coli, pneumonia and the flu.
Tea tree oil is also AMAZING for the skin. Besides fighting bacteria, it also has healing properties that helps with cuts, scrapes and redness.
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How does Tea Tree Oil Soothe the Skin?
Tea tree oil can help soothe dry skin by reducing itching and irritation. Also, it’s been shown to be more effective than zinc oxide and clobetasone butyrate creams in treating eczema.
In a bath, tea tree oil heals skin conditions, and it relieves inflammation as well as respiratory issues such as coughs, colds, and the flu.
When tea tree oil is combined with epsom salt in a bath salt recipe, it can help relax muscles, reduce stress level, and soften the skin.
Tea Tree Oil Bath Salts Recipe
- 1 cup Epson salt
- 1/2 cup coarse sea salt
- 1/2 cup baking soda
- 10-12 drops lavender essential oil
- 8-10 drops tea tree essential oil
- In a medium mixing bowl, add the salts and the baking soda. Whisk to blend.
- Add the essential oils and stir for at least 1 minute to ensure all ingredients are blended well.
- Transfer to an airtight container and store up to 6 months.
- How to Use Your Bath Salts: Measure 1/4-1/2 cup of the tea tree oil bath salts and pour into your warm bath.
- Sit in the bath for 20-30 minutes for your body to get all the benefits of the salts and oils.
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