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Usage of Tea Tree Oil and Its Benefits

Want to improve your skin condition using natural elements? Then this post is definitely for you.

Introduction
There are hundreds and thousands uses of tea tree oil. It is best known for skin care application, but the research has shown that tea tree oil can be used as antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral property.

There are over hundred different constituents in the native tree from Northeast coast of Australia. All these components play a major role in developing properties of this surperbe natural skincare product. The best quality of tea tree oil is that you do not have to dilute it before applying to the skin. It is the safest oil and is suitable for all skin type as is it considered as the concentrated natural oil. But if you have very sensitive skin then I would recommend you to dilute it.

Here you go with some suggestions regarding the uses and benefits of tea tree oil.

 Athletes Foot: It commonly grows in warm, moist areas between toes and the sides and soles of feet. It is very infectious and spreads quickly through locker and shower rooms. Tea tree oil is great for treating a wide range of fungal infections and symptoms, which includes athlete’s foot. To get rid of athlete’s foot, you can use tea tree oil as topical application. It would be effective of you apply 3 or more times a day to the infected area. Tea tree oil is also used in the topical treatment of skin infection such as ringworm.

 In the treatment of cold and flu: Cold and flu symptoms can be treated by using tea tree oil. For sore throats, it is a suggestion to add ten drops to a cup of warm water and gargle. Do this twice a day. This will help you in clearing mucus and killing bacteria.

 Sinus: Put few drops of tea tree oil in a steam bath or vaporizer or you can add 5-10 drops to steaming hot water for an inhalant. You can rub around sinuses. Using this treatment at the onset of symptoms will help in killing germs and bacteria.

 Gum infections: Use a mouthwash of tea tree oil by diluting it in water, it will help remedy and prevent gum disease and plaque. Do not even think about swallowing it. Small amounts are not considered toxic, though it can create some stomach related problems.

 Candida Albicans Infections: Tea tree oil possesses fungal properties which can help in clearing vaginal thrush and is of value with treating genital infections generally.

 Acne: Gently wipe the skin with a cotton ball which is soaked in straight or diluted tea tree oil. It will help in calming the inflammation, diminishing infection, and preventing new acne pores from developing. It does not irritate or trouble skin while killing the bacteria that aggravate skin eruptions. You can use it on face, neck, chest, and back. Mix a few drops with acne cleanser to boost its effectiveness.

 Head Lice: Head lice can be treated by adding then drops of tea tree oil to shampoo. The hair and scalp should be wet and lathered thoroughly. Use a fine toothed-comb before shampoo is rinsed off. Avoid direct contact with eyes while washing hair. For effective result must use it several times a month.

 Іnsесt Bites: A drop or two of tea tree oil can be applied directly onto an insect bite or sting to help alleviate swelling, itching, and redness.

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 Skin Irritations and Sunburns: Add several drops of tea tree oil to bath water; it can help reduce the swelling and itching from skin irritations. In addition the same method can be done to help the symptoms of minor sunburns.

 Bug Repellent: Bugs strongly dislike tea tree oil. The oil can be used against deter ants, roaches, and other pests. Put a few drops of the oil where the pests are coming from. You can also wipe your kitchen, rooms and other places of house with the mixture of water and tea tree oil this will make the bugs leave.

All purpose DIY Tea Tree Oil Cleaner

Ingredients
 1 cup white vinegar
 3 cups water
 12 drops tea tree essential oil
 6 drops lavender essential oil
 3 drops eucalyptus essential oil

Instructions

 Measure out the water, and then the vinegar. Using a funnel, pour them into your spray bottle. Add the essential oils, counting out the drops.

 Label your cleaner, we used these adorable little chalkboard labels, which come with a free chalk marker. Shake well to mix.

 Apply to surfaces as you would any other cleaner. Shake well before each use.
Aren’t you already on your way to make this cleaner?

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Seed + Skin – Which food Moisturize My Skin Best?

Today on OiB, I will take about the two words Seed and Skin. Have you ever thought how retaining and helpful some skin fruits can be? And how you have been wasting these blessings ruthlessly and carelessly in the bin! Hence if you really want to know how be naturally beautiful through the skins of some fruits as well as vegetables then this is a must read as these tips have greatly helped each of my colleagues whom I advised them to.

First of all, you should know which eatables are important as seeds and which of them are important when it comes to their skin. This will help you know what to incorporate into your shakes and smoothies and what to throw away. It will also give you many different tasteful combinations of shakes on the other hand besides knowing what they contain to make you healthier and beautiful.

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Seed + Skin | www.OrganicIsBeautiful.com
  1. Apple

Skin: Anti inflammation, anti-oxidant

Seed: Harmful as it contains Cyanogenic Acid that mild poisons causing headaches, dizziness, anxiety, confusion, increased blood pressure, difficult breathing, increased heart rate, kidney failure and vomiting.

How: It contains fiber and a lot of Vitamin C

  1. Pumpkin

Seeds: It treats Ascites, Dysuria, Asthme, Dysentry and prevents Prostate Cancer. It also rectifies diabetes and hypertension along with perishing tapeworms and roundworm parasites.

Skin: Good for giving an anti-biotic effect.

How: It contains Cobalt

  1. Grape

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Seed: It reduces risks of cancer, heart diseases, Alzheimer’s, oxidative disorders

Skin: 100 times more effective and beneficial in all aspects rendered by the seed.

How: It contains Resveratrol, Vitamin C, Linoleic Acid and many other antioxidants.

  1. Apricot

Skin: It prevents numerous deficiencies

Seed: Harmful as it contains Cyanogenic Acid which causes the same cons as the Apple Seeds.

How: It is a great Vitamin C and Beta-carotene source.

  1. Peach

Skin: It brings about skin revival and is anti flammatory and is a great antioxidant as well.

Seed: Harmful because of cyanide traces

How: It contains Vitamin A and Vitamin C

  1. Lemon

Seed: It has low saturated fat, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Dietary Fiber.

Skin: It fights cancer and reduces oxidative stress, cholesterol and fat

How: It contains 5 times more vitamin that is present in the fruit and also has great vitamin B6, Fiber, Salicylic Acid, Bioflavonoids and dietary fiber.

  1. Kiwi

Seeds and skin: It is an anti-oxidant and strengthens the heart and joints. It also improves the overall metabolic health.

How: It is the best, the greatest and the only source of easy omega 3 fatty acids and also isrich in vitamin E.

  1. Strawberries

Skin and Seed: It prevents many different types of ailments and reduces many Vitamin C deficiencies as well.

How: It is rich in great amounts of Fiber and Vitamin C

Hence, the best part is that you now know what many different common fruits and seeds contain when it comes to their benefits and nutritional value. You also know what to eat and what to stay away from. You can also add these to your shakes and juices, and share these nutritional benefits in the comments below in order to know how they have benefitted you in your own way.

Amanda 😉

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[Ayurveda Serie] Benefit of Ayurveda Powder for Hair.

  • Why do I use Ayureda powder?
  • How can you used it on your hair?
  • Which powder is best for you?

↓Read below↓

Ayurveda powder, a natural shampoo.

Ayurveda powders are known to be excellent natural shampoo that clean and nourish the hair scalp at the same time. There is so much to say about there health benefit:  body metabolism, inner soul, hair & skin can all take benefit from Ayurveda powder.

Talking about hair, they are great base for any pre-poo treatment.

Ayurveda powder, a natural shampoo.

What is a Pre-poo?

A pre-poo is when you apply a conditioning treatment to the hair prior to shampooing / washing so as to add moisture to the follicles.

It is best applied on dirty hair.

How to make your own pre-poo at home?

First you need oils and…some patience!

  • Oils.The past is basically set as a combination of different Ayurveda oils, or, if you do not have some at home (yet), a light/dry oil can work too. Jojoba, coconut/avocado oils are a good example.
  • Liquid. Usually water. Coconut mild can also do the trick. Plus, coconut milk is an excellent hair moisturizer and helps prevent hair loss.
  • Essential oils (Optional). The selection depends on your type of hair. Since my hair is prone to itchiness, I usually add some drops of tea tree essential oil.

Paste ready? 

When the paste is compact, it means its ready. Here how is goes next:

  • Apply the past like a gently massage before going to bed, it is a relaxing time with calming effect that help get away the stress of the day before a good night of sleep. I ♥ it!!
  • Put a plastic bag or shower plastic cap to hold it all together straight after shower and before jumping to bed.
  • Leave it overnight.

8 hrs later,

⇒ ⇒ The Pre-poo treatment is over and your scalp is now ready to be washed. Rinse with warm water. Next step: the shampoo!

Ayurveda shampoo, choose the right powder for your hair.

Some powder are better for oily scalp, others suitable for dry or dying hair type, we will go through each type and compare their results.

Aritha powder: also called Reetha powder (India), Soap Nuts (UK) is a powder made from dried aritha fruits.

  • Key properties: natural cleaner, antibacterial and anti-fungal.
  • Hair type: dry hair, prone to recurrent dandruff problems.
  • Best combined with: Shikakai Powder.
Reetna Seeds
Reetna Seeds

3Shikakai powder: Shikakai powder is made from the fruit pods of the Acacia Concinna tree.

  • Key properties: antioxidant (rich in vitamin c), prevent dandruff and other scalp issues.
  • Hair type: any type of hair.
  • Best combined with: Amla, Reetna Powder.

Brahmi powder : Brahmi powder is obtained by grinding dried Brahmi leaves into a fine powder.

  • Key properties: brain tonic (support brain functions including concentration, information processing, and memory.), rejuvenate hair (makes hair stronger and ticker), prevent split ends, reduce of hair loss.
  • Hair type: dry, itchy hair. With dandruff issues.
  • Best combined with: Amla Powder.

Amla powder : Amla poweder is dried and powdered indian gooseberry.

  • Key properties: antioxydant (Rich in Vitamin C), voluminous effect (curl power)
  • Hair type: dry, itchy hair. With dandruff issues.
  • Best combined with: Shikakai Powder.
Gallic acid is a powerful phenolic compound found in amla and has been shown to repair hair that has been previously damaged from dye or other environmental effect. LiveStrong

Note: Amla powder can also darken your natural hair color (with regular use), it is best to used in combination with other powders, such as the Shikakai powder.

Henna powder: Also known as Mehandi.

It is prepared from leaves of a plant called henna or mignonette tree (called the Egyptian privet tree in some part of northern Africa). The leaves are first dried and then ground.

  • Key properties: get rid of their grey hair, conditioning and thickening properties (It can be a good alternative if you are allergic to chemical creams) nourish and strengthen hair.
  • Hair type: dehydrated hair.
  • Best combined with: Shikakai Powder.

    Henna tree. (Source Boldsky.com)
    Henna tree. (Source Boldsky.com)

Cassia Obovata Powder: Cassia obovata is a plant that contains a faint golden or slight yellow dye.

  • Key properties: “neutral henna” (does not stain the hair), conditioning and thickening properties.
  • Hair type: dehydrated hair.
  • Best combined with: Amla, Shikakai Powder.
Cassia Obovata plant, India (Hyderabad). Wikimedia.
Cassia Obovata plant, India (Hyderabad). Wikimedia.

Note: Please keep in mind that everyone has its own unique hair texture. Herbal treatments can be drying for some, and it is recommended to first apply cautiously and following the right portions.

I hope you enjoyed this article that I tried to make as much informative as possible for the novice. Ayurveda treatments are great deep conditioning treatments for natural hair. If you have also tried did for yourself, I am really keen to know your experience, feel free to share it in the comment area!

Amanda

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