Tea tree oil is an essential oil that has been used for centuries by Aborigines. The oil is taken from the leaves of the melaleuca alternifolia, a plant native to Australia. Interestingly, you cannot find tea tree oil naturally occurring anywhere else. The Aborigines would crush the leaves, then place them on a wound or burn, holding them in place with a mud pack.
In the 1920s, Australian researchers discovered that tea tree oil is an antiseptic 100 times more effective than carbolic acid, a well-known germicide of the time. It’s antiseptic properties are unimaginable. Studies have found that Tea Tree Oil can effectively treat respiratory problems ranging from common sore throats, coughs and runny nose to asthma, tuberculosis, and bronchitis. It also possesses antibiotic properties that help treat skin infections, rashes, burns, dandruff and much more.
But you can also use tea tree oil to remove mold. It disinfects and removes all types of germs and mold.
HOW TO REMOVE MOLD WITH TEA TREE OIL
- Tea Tree Oil
1. Mix 2 teaspoons of tea tree oil with two cups of water and add it to a spray bottle.
2. Spray down moldy areas. Allow the mixture to sit, and then wipe away. It really works!