Tea Tree Oil has been used for 100 years as a treatment for skin conditions
– Antibacterial: - Tea Tree Oil is both bacteriocidal and bacteriostatic and is indicated for use in eyelid & eyelash bacterial infections being effective against bacterial biofilms. It is effective against S.Aureous, one of the most common reasons of blepharitis. Tea Tree Oil has been used for 100 years as a skin treatment in Australia and around the world. Its broad-spectrum antimicrobial coverage is due to the oil's ability to damage bacterial cell walls.
– Antiparasitic: Pathogenic parasites , are resistant to a wide range of antiseptic solutions. Tea Tree Oil is effective in eliminating Demodex Brevis and Demodex Folliculorum parasites colonization on the skin of the eyes and face , Control of the pathogenic Demodex population can be achieved with the daily use of tea tree oil with consequent reduction of the symptoms.
– Anti-inflammatory: - Tea Tree Oil Tea Tree Oil contributes to the reduction and control of inflammation due to its high content of 4-terpineol, an ingredient with excellent anti-inflammatory properties
– Antifungal: - Tea Tree Oil has the ability to treat a wide range of fungi (including Malassezia which was in the past known as Pityrosporum) as mentioned in various scientific studies. ..
– Antiviral: - Tea Tree Oil possesses by its nature, antiviral activity (HSV, HPV). Its anti-viral activity has been mainly attributed in the cooperation of the 4-terpineol with its terpene hydrocarbons, monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes and their associated alcohols.
– Anticancer: Among the above beneficial actions TeaTree Oilits anticancer action has been documented in a scientific study. (www.rirdc.gov.au) Tea Tree Oil and the 4-terpineol with its terpene hydrocarbons, monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes and their associated alcohols. (www.rirdc.gov.au)