Who doesn’t know tea tree oil? Nowadays, many product use tea tree oil to be their main ingredients for their product especially for beauty products. There are many skin care, body care, even hair care using tea tree oil to be the main ingredients. You can find lots of product using tea tree oil because it is believed that has many benefits to our health. But before we jump to the health benefits of tea tree, you must know about tea tree oil.
Originally tea tree is used for herbal medication. It is believed can be used to cure acne and athletes foot. Recently, people still believe it. That is why lately many products using tea tree and they extract it to be oil and use it for their main ingredients beauty products.
Tea tree was first being extract in Australia. Now, they distribute it to many countries all around the world. Tea tree has been made to many various products by some factory. For example, recently, there are product for skin care from tea tree oil being made to a serum, facial wash, or mask. Other than that, tea tree also being made to a shampoo or just be an oil for hair treatment and some skin care.
Some of you might be very familiar to some skin care or body care products that using tea tree as their main ingredients. But how about tea tree for your hair care? Tea tree oil might be familiar for you but, tea tree shampoo? Have you heard of it? Tea tree shampoo is a product like any regular shampoo but has different and more benefits especially four the health of our hair. Also read: health benefits of tea tree oil for hair and scalp.
Health benefits of Tea Tree Shampoo
As we know, tea tree oil has many health benefits. Here are some of the health benefits of tea tree shampoo:
- Cure dandruff
Dandruff is one of the most common hair problems. It can be caused by dry skin, shampooing too often, not clean enough when you rinse the shampoo, and sensitive to some hair products. Your scalp can be very itchy and there are some flaking.
A shampoo that contains tea tree oil is believed can cure dandruff and some study has already prove it. Also read: all benefits of curry leaves for dandruff and how to use.
- Cure psoriasis
Psoriasis is a condition when your scalp is very itchy and has rash on skin. Psoriasis considered to be immune system problem and very common. It can be caused by infection, stress, cold weather. The tea tree that contained inside the shampoo can help to cure this problem.
- Stimulate hair growth
Many of you not know that tea tree can also affecting hair growth. It will help your hair follicles not get blocked by the sebum in your scalp. That is the reason why tea tree is believed can help to stimulate hair growth so it can grow better.
- Refreshing scent
There are many health benefits of tea tree shampoo. Many people like products which contain tea tree oil because of its scent. The scent from tea tree oil can make people calm and refreshed because of its minty smell. Some people also use tea tree shampoo for their pets because it can banish the stink smell.
Tea tree contains until 98 compounds of chemical combination that have antiseptic abilities. So, it is very good for scalp health and cleanliness. It will help to clean the scalp and hair from dust and other dirt and accidentally stick to our hair or scalp. Also read: health benefits of frankincense oil
Caution of Tea Tree Shampoo
Although tea tree shampoo can give you lots of benefits, you still have to be aware before using it. Some study said that tea tree can not be used internally. It can caused confusion, hallucinations, vomiting, diarrhea, blood cell abnormalities, and even coma.
For some of you who use it for pets, it also can cause depression, weakness, tremors, even death if you use it excessively. You must also be aware that children under 15 years old can not use shampoo which contains tea tree. As you know that tea tree can not be consume internally because of the effect of it so it’s best to keep it away from children. If there is any infections that caused by accidentally swallowing the products, you must consult it with doctors as soon as possible.