Tea tree oil is a popular ingredient for acne because it has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that help make your skin clearer and brighter. Now we are seeing it being used in shampoos because it has many great benefits that your ordinary shampoo does not.
Three Things Tea Tree Oil Does For Your Hair
If you’ve ever smelled tea tree oil, it has an earthy minty smell and it often comes in very small quantities since it’s very powerful. It has antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, balsamic, expectorant, fungicide, insecticide, which is why it’s so great for your hair.
Relieves An Itchy Scalp
Tea tree oil is often used in hair masks with other ingredients like coconut oil to soothe an itchy scalp. It’s very common to have an itchy scalp, which is the result of fungus, bacteria, or an allergic reaction.
Tea tree oil helps get rid of dandruff which fights the fungus that causes dandruff without drying the scalp. It helps keep your scalp clean and gets rid of the dryness often associated with dandruff.