17 smart uses for tea tree oil

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Antibacterial foaming handsoap

Tea tree's antibacterial properties make it the perfect choice for homemade hand soap.

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Makeup remover wipes

Make your own soothing makeup wipes with skin-improving tea tree oil.

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Bath salts for allergy relief

Get sweet relief from allergies with these fragrant, tea-tree infused bath salts.

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DIY zit treatment

Tea tree is a great spot treatment for acne. Fight breakouts and soothe skin with its antibacterial properties. 

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DIY natural bug bite balm

Tea tree has long been used to treat skin irritations. It soothes bug bites while reducing inflammation.

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DIY mold and mildew spray

Tea tree fights mold and mildew (and prevents it from forming in this simple DIY spray.

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Natural remedies for household pets

Bugs don't stand a chance against the powers of tea tree oil!

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DIY hand sanitizer

Make your own fragrant (and antibacterial) hand sanitizer that won't dry your skin like your store-bought varieties.

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Sea salt hand scrub

This sea salt hand scrub will leave your hands soft, smooth, and clean.

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Balancing bath salt blend

Making your own bath salts is easy with salt, baking soda, and essential oils. Combine tea tree with sage and minty for a aromatherapy bath blend that soothes and balances.

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Reusable dryer sheets

Keep your clothes fresh and static-free with these DIY dryer sheets.

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Herb-infused homemade dish soap

Get your dishes sparkling clean (and disinfected) and keep your hands smooth and soft with this DIY herbal dish soap.

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Daily shower spray

A couple spritzes of this shower spray every day keeps germs and soap scum at bay.

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DIY natural bug spray

Tea tree is every bug's worst enemy. Keep them off of you with this homemade all-natural bug spray.

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All-natural floor cleaner

Walking around barefoot never felt so good! Get your floor clean without resorting to fake-smelling cleaners.

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DIY natural disinfectant wipes

No need to stock up on the disposable wipes. These homemade reusable versions can be thrown in the laundry and reused later.

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Homemade laundry detergent tea tree + rosemary 

Tea tree and rosemary team up to get your laundry sparkling and fresh

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Tea tree oil is a truly amazing substance-this germ- and oil-fighting substance fights skin infections and disorders like acne, dandruff, eczema, cuts and minor burns. While it can't be taken internally, it makes a great topical-and household-remedy. Read on for 17 smart uses for tea tree oil!

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