Tea Tree Oil- An Elixir to Treat Acne Overnight Fast


Watching television commercial showing girls shrieking and hiding because of acne might seem funny to many but it’s a real nightmare for all the girls who face it.

What is Acne?

We all know that young girls are so conscious about their looks and when their beauty is affected due to a mark it’s really upsetting for them and then comes the very popular OMG moment!

We are not here to make fun of their problem but have brought a remedy for them. Yeah, we know that you have tried all the tips to get rid of this issue but nothing worked. How about giving the last try? That’s the spirit.

You all have heard the skin benefits of tea-tree oil and also have used skin care products like soap and face washes having its extract but not many know that it’s like a magical potion for acne. So we are here to tell you the benefits and tips to use this effective oil for treating acne to get rid of it fast overnight.

Why is tea-tree oil so effective in curing Acne?

This contains terpinen-4-ol which is the responsible antimicrobial activity of the same. When it is applied to the skin which is affected, it kills the skin-dwelling bacteria that are responsible for acne. Also, it penetrates the skin deeply so that can unblock the sebaceous glands, which disinfects the pimples, pores, zits, dries whiteheads, and blackheads. It also prevents further outbreaks. Now, do you believe in its magic?

Homemade Tricks With Tea-Tree Oil

Tip 1- Overnight Application

Apply the tea tree oil in the affected areas using cotton balls and leave it for overnight. Wash it the next morning with normal water. Regular application of this oil will surely give positive results.

Tip 2- Tea tree oil with water

Prepare a mixture having one part of tea-tree oil and nine part of water. Apply it on your face and leave it for 20-25 minutes. Wash it off with cold water and then moisturize your face.

Tip 3- Tea Tree Oil With Yogurt

For all those yogurt fans who take it as the best natural skincare product take ¼ cup of yogurt and add 5 drops of tea tree oil in it. Apply the mixture on the affected areas and leave it to dry for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off with warm water. To get positive results follow the process regularly.

Tip 4- Tea Tree Oil with Olive Oil

Olive oil is sighted as the best and healthiest oil in all aspect, let’s see if it can help in acne too! Mix 3 drops of this oil and 2 tablespoons of olive oil to make a smooth paste. Take a cotton ball and apply the mixture on the affected area. Now let it stay for 20-30 minutes. Once it is dry wash it off with cold water. Apply regularly for better results.

Tip 5- Honey with Tea Tree Oil

It’s a known fact that honey is a natural antibacterial product that kills bacteria and nurtures skin. So treat your acne with the mixture of few drops of tea tree oil and two teaspoons of raw, organic honey. Now apply it on acne and let it remain for 4-3 hours. Rinse with cold water and pat dry.

Tip 6- Tea-Tree Oil With Coconut Oil

We all know the skin benefits from coconut oil so let’s use it for acne treatment too. Make a solution of 9 teaspoons of coconut oil with 1 teaspoon of tea tree oil. Now just wash your face and let it dry. Take a piece of cloth and wash it in warm water. Now cover your face and leave it on until it cools so that the steam can open pores. With fingertips massage the paste on the skin slowly and rub the same in round motions. Leave the paste for 5 minutes and then rinse it with some water.

Tip 7- Tea Tree Oil Bath

In warm water pour 10 drops of this oil. Stir it well and take bath. It helps to clear the acne from other parts of the body. Repeat regularly.

Tip 8- Tea Tree Oil Steam

Taking steam works wonder for the skin. So boil water and pour into large bowl. Mix in 5 drops of tea tree oil. Drape a towel over your head and lean into the steam for 5 minutes. Repeat this process regularly for better results.

Tip 9- Tea Tree Oil with Egg White       

We all know that egg white tighten skin pores and help in keeping skin aging signs at bay but no one knows that if missed with tea tree oil it can kill acne germs too. Take 4 drops of tea tree oils and one egg white; whisk them to make a pack. Apply it to the affected area and leave for 15 – 20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Tip 10- Tea Tree Oil with Homemade Scrub

Take 1/2 cup of sugar, 1/4 cup of sesame or olive oil (whichever suits your skin type), 1 tablespoon of honey, and 10 – 12 drops of tea tree oil.Mix all these ingredients to make a solution. Now apply to a damp face and massage gently in circular motions for 2 – 5 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat dry with a towel.

Though, it is skin friendly oil but still one must take few precautions while using it. Here are the followings-

Precautions and Tips

  • It is observed that undiluted oil does not suit all and sometimes it cause redness, skin irritation, itching, or blistering. Hence, it is advisable that you mix it with either Aloe Vera Gel or water to avoid any skin issue.
  • This oil should only be used for topical application.
  • It is strictly a no for pregnant ladies, children, women who are breastfeeding, or people with eczema.
  • Before using on face try it on hand to check if it suits you and does not give you rashes or itching.

Well, we hope that we have helped you enough in finding ways to cure acne via tea-tree oil. Till we meet next take care!

The Article is written by Suzain Col who is a health blogger from last 5 years from now She is working at Ehomeremedieshub.com as a writer.