The tea tree is native to Australia. There are over three hundred species of this tree. The tea tree oil is extracted by crushing the leaves of the tea tree. It produces a natural essential oil that contains many beneficial elements unlike commercial products.
Most hair products on the market contain alcohol, sulfates, parabens and all types of bad chemicals that are just not great for your hair. So, if you have damaged hair and are looking for a solution to get back those beautiful locks, then don’t overlook tea tree oil. Since it is a natural ingredient, it wins hands down over store bought chemical based products. Bottom line, it is as safe as it gets!
It may seem like an oxymoron, but some hair care products can actually cause damage to your hair by clogging up your hair follicles. More of these chemical based products, than we care to admit, are the primary cause behind damaged, brittle, dry breaking hair strands.
Another benefit of tea tree oil is that if you have dandruff, it can relieve the itch. How? Well, dandruff is the growth of bacteria on your scalp, by applying tea tree oil to your scalp it will help eliminate bacteria and fungus. In addition, the build-up of dead skin and dandruff can result in hair follicles becoming blocked. If your hair follicles are blocked, it prevents essential nutrients from getting in.
Tea Tree Oil Hair Recipe
The following recipe can help relieve your itchy scalp, dandruff, and even prevent head lice.
- Add tea tree oil to your shampoo
- Gently massage the mixture into your hair
- Leave in for approximately 10 minutes; then rinse
Using tea tree oil will give your hair an improved texture; radiant shine and it will have that silky smooth feel as well.