Nelsons Tea Tree Cream is an award-winning, soothing skin cream prepared using the finest, purest tea tree oil from Australia. Tea tree oil has many uses but is best known for its excellent antiseptic properties. This natural homeopathic first aid treatment is suitable for use by the whole family.
- Natural first aid antiseptic.
- Award winning.
- Soothing skin cream.
- Contains the finest tea tree oil from Australia.
- Suitable for the whole family.
What is Tea Tree Oil and what Benefits Does it Offer?
Tea Tree Oil, also known as melaleuca oil, is an essential oil extracted from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia, a plant native to Australia. It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine, and modern science has started to recognise its benefits too. Here are some of the key benefits and uses of tea tree oil:
Antibacterial and Antifungal Properties: Tea tree oil is well-known for its ability to fight harmful bacteria and fungi. It can help prevent and treat infections, making it useful for wound care.
Acne Treatment: Tea tree oil is commonly used in skin care products because of its ability to combat acne. Studies have shown it can be as effective as benzoyl peroxide, a common acne medication.
Dandruff and Lice Control: Tea tree oil can help reduce the severity of dandruff and scalp itchiness. Additionally, it has been found to kill lice in the nymph and adult stages as well as reduce the number of lice eggs.
Antiviral Properties: Some studies suggest that tea tree oil has antiviral properties, especially against the herpes virus.
Insect Repellent: Tea tree oil can help repel certain insects, and it has been used as a natural insect repellent.
Skin Inflammation Relief: It can help soothe and relieve painful and irritated skin. It may also help to reduce redness and swelling.
Despite its numerous benefits, tea tree oil should be used with caution. It should be diluted before use, as it can cause skin irritation and allergic reactions in some people. It's also toxic when ingested, so it should only be used topically and kept out of reach of children.
Directions of Use
Apply gently to the appropriate area.
- For external use only.
- Check that the tube seal is not broken before first use.
- Side effects are rare.
- Pregnant & breastfeeding women should consult a doctor or homeopath before using this product.
- If you notice anything unusual or symptoms persist, consult your doctor or homeopath.
- Do not use if sensitive to any of the ingredients.
Aqua, Isopropyl Palmitate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Cera Palmitate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Sorbate, Limonene, Citric Acid, Linalool.