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What Hair Oil is Right For Me? - Tea Tree Oil

Difeel offers such a wide array of natural, essential hair oils it can be easy to be overwhelmed with the options. Here we discuss the common key types of hair oils and their benefits to you and your hair.


Where It is Derived From
Using steam distillation, Tea Tree oil is extracted from the leaves and wood of the tea tree shrub.

Hair and Scalp Care
Used for medicinal purposes for centuries, Tea Tree oil is an essential oil with numerous hair benefits. It is a wonder treatment for your hair, helping to make your hair and scalp healthy. Tea Tree oil is a natural, healthy method for cleansing and caring for your hair without damaging it or stripping moisture.

For a Healthy Scalp
Excess oil a problem? Let tea tree oil be your one-two punch. Tea Tree Oil limits excess oil production and keeps your scalp moisturized. It decreases bacteria on your skin and does not clog the pores. 

Effective Treatment of Lice Infections
Hair lice favorite home is an unhealthy scalp, Tea Tree oil keeps you scalp healthy, a healthy scalp is an uninviting target. Lice are harmful to overall health as they suck blood, causing inflammation and itchiness to the scalp.  The insecticidal properties of Tea tree oil help in providing relief from hair lice. Containing components like 1,8-cineole and terpinen-4-ol are known to kill lice. Tea tree oil also prevents the attachment of lice eggs hair or scalp, acting as a preventative as well. 

Treats Dry Scalp
Studies have shown that Tea Tree Oil can improve symptoms of Seborrheic Dermatitis, a skin condition which causes scaly patches on the scalp. Additionally, research also shows that tea tree oil shampoos can improve itchiness and greasiness. Tea Tree oil is antimicrobial and has anti-inflammatory properties, and can assist in wound treatment and skin irritation. Finally, this natural essential oil can be used as a natural conditioner for the scalp, eliminating the causes of skin flaking. 

Treats Dandruff
Dandruff is a common issue where the dry, white flakes of dead skin form on the scalp, which sometimes causes itching. Dry hair and scalp aren't the only causes of dandruff, as oily, irritated skin, skin conditions, poor hygiene or certain fungal infections can play a role. Tea Tree oil, known for it's anti-fungal prowess, can help to treat dandruff. Additionally, it is a potent cleanser. Regular use can help keep your scalp clean from dead skin cells and other detritus, keeping your hair follicles free of dandruff and buildup. It can also help control the production of excess oil. 

Prevents Hair Loss
A common cause of hair loss is the protein and cuticle damage caused by a long term dandruff condition. Inflammation and scratching also leads to breakage and hair loss. Tea Tree oil soothes the scalp, treats dandruff and can limit hair loss.

Boosts Hair Growth
Studies have shown that Tea Tree Oil can help hair grow faster. This essential oil provides intense nourishment to hair follicles and roots, keeping hair thick with added strength. Besides providing relief to an itchy scalp, reducing dandruff and flaking, while reducing oil production. Tea Tree oil improves blood flow to the scalp, allowing nutrient s to reach follicles while balancing the PH of the scalp, and stimulating the hair growth cycle. 

How To Use Tea Tree Oil

How To Use Tea Tree Oil For Daily Cleansing
Add a few drops of tea tree oil to your daily shampoo and mix well. Apply to wet hair. Your follicles will be cleaner than shampoo alone, improving overall hair health.

As a Hair Growth Treatment
Tea Tree oil encourages healthy hair growth by improving blood circulation and removing toxins from the scalp. It also acts as a stimulant to dormant hair follicles, encouraging them into activity, while helping both the hair and scalp to absorb nutrients more efficiently. 

For Hair And Scalp Dryness
Tea tree oil is an ideal solution for dry hair. It helps strip away blockages to your natural oil producing glands, and hair follicles. It prevents both dryness and brittleness. 

For Dandruff
While the root causes of dandruff can vary, Tea Tree oil can be used to treat dandruff in most cases. It's anti-fungal capabilities are ideal in treating this common condition.
For Scalp Itchiness
Tea Tree Oil provides intense relieve of scalp itching. For ideal treatment, prepare your own Tea Tree hair mask! Start with a base of either Avocado paste or Yogurt, which have a thick consistency ideal as a base. Mix in honey and a few drops of tea tree oil and apply to the hair. Massage it with your fingers onto the scalp. Let it sit for 15-20 before you rinse it off.