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5 Non-Medicinal Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is a popular natural remedy for a variety of ailments. While there are many non-medicinal benefits to tea tree oil, these benefits are largely unknown to the general public. These five benefits are for cleaning your house naturally!

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Check Out These 5 Non-Medicinal Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

Experts say that there are at least five to ten pounds of chemicals found in cleaning products per household. If that estimate is true, it is important to try to find cleaners that will actually clean your home without using chemicals to do so.

One option is to use Tea Tree oil while cleaning.

Tea Tree oil has antiseptic, antibiotic, antiviral, and antifungal properties. Tea Tree oil should not be ingested.

Recently Tea Tree oil has been touted for more than just medicinal uses.

Five non-medicinal uses for Tea Tree oil

Since Tea Tree oil does have antiseptic properties, it is a great addition to your warm mist vaporizer to help disinfect the air after someone has been ill in your family.

You can make a homemade all-purpose cleaner that will rival any store-bought, chemical cleaner. One such recipe is to combine three or four drops of Tea Tree oil with two tablespoons of vinegar and one tablespoon of borax. Add this mixture to a 12-ounce spray bottle and fill it up with warm water. Shake to combine and use as you would a store-bought cleaner.

Adding a drop or two of Tea Tree oil to your soap dispenser in your dishwasher prior to adding soap will help to disinfect your dishes, as well as for getting them clean.

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To kill germs in your laundry, add a few drops of Tea Tree oil to each load of laundry. Not only will it disinfect your clothing, but it will also leave them clean and fresh smelling, as well.

Do you have household pests such as ants? When you find a line of ants, follow the line back to the point of entry. Place a few drops of Tea Tree oil where the ants are entering the house. This will deter the ants from returning through that same point of entry.

These five ways for using Tea Tree oil around your home are just a few available. Yes, Tea Tree oil is natural, but like any other natural substance, just because it’s natural does not mean that it’s safe.

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