Tea tree oil is got from the Melaleuca plant’s leaves. It is well known as a natural acne treatment. However, very few studies appreciate that this essential oil has the feature to fight against the agent cause of acne. But still, it is unclear that toner with tea tree oil can helpful for acne treatment. Like traditional acne treatments, tea tree oil can lead to some side effects on the skin, therefore, you must be careful in its use.
In the past, people used this tree for many medicinal purposes. And therefore, many people use this essential oil in different ways to keep the skin healthy.
Is Tea Tree Oil Use for Acne Treatment?
Let’s look at its plenty of use and how tea tree oil can be helpful for acne treatment and how to use it with complete precautions.
· What Research Says About This Essential Oil for Acne Treatment?
According to 2015 studies, when they examine the tea tree oil for acne treatment, some evidence does support tea tree essential oil for acne. But some researchers say that it is not a good quality to use.
In one study, it was found that tea tree oil has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory features. And therefore, due to these properties, the essential oil helps reduce acne-like pimples.
One more study observed if using tea tree oil in the combination form with other products for skin protection against sun damage. The researchers also found participants have fewer bacteria and oil on the surface of their skin and small pores as well. Therefore, this factor helps to improve acne.
Besides, in the study of 2017 and 2018, the participants use tea tree oil on their faces for few weeks. At the end of the study, they found that the essential oil significantly improve acne with no side effects. Generally, this research was also not helpful that could support tea tree oil for acne.
On the other hand, in another trustable study, if add tea tree oil with the aloe vera, provides an amazing improvement in acne.
So, through overall study, it shows that tea essential oil is helpful for acne treatment but is not the overall cure.
· Steps to Use Tea Tree Oil
There is a number of steps to use tea tree oil in safe dilution and its application.
First of all, add 1-2 drops of tea tree oil with a carrier oil, be careful in using the additional oils when you have to apply them on your face. Because any oil products can worsen acne.
When you are using a diluted form of tea tree oil on your face, avoid applying it to the entire affected area. First, apply small quantities on small patches to test whether it is producing any harmful effect or not. Allergic or skin sensitivity reactions are included signs are redness, itchiness, burning, and swelling.
Wash your face before applying diluted oil with any kind of good cleanser and let it dry.
Gently apply diluted oil with the cotton piece on the affected area and let it dry for some time.
Use it with your moisturizer and repeat this diluted tea oil morning and night as well.
· How Often You Can Use It?
For acne treatments, you may require to use this mixture every day if you wish to achieve the best results. Once the dry patch test is successful and you have known it has safe use then apply this diluted oil on the affected area two times per day like a daily skincare routine. For the best result, you can use an organic acne cleanser with diluted oil.
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