How To Treat Scabies Using Tea Tree Oil?

Treating scabies on your skin might seem to be a tedious task but we have come up with some natural remedies to treat them. The parasites that cause this lead to skin irritations and itching that can turn unbearable after a point in time. Therefore, it is necessary to take effective measures to treat them before it turns out to be severe.

The best natural solution to treat this is tea tree oil. It helps in killing the parasites and mites that cause scabies. This is because tea tree oil has oxygenated terpenoid content that helps in killing the mites and healing the skin.

In this article, you'll see a few ways in which you can use tea tree oil topically to treat scabies. Let us see what those remedies are and how to use them.

Tea Tree Oil And Witch Hazel Oil

What you need:

  1. 2 tbsp tea tree oil
  2. A few drops of witch hazel oil

How to do:

First mix together tea tree oil and witch hazel oil well. Apply this mixture of oils on the areas affected on your skin. Massage it gently in a circular motion with the help of your fingertips. Leave it on for few minutes and then rinse it off with normal water. Repeat this twice a day.

Tea Tree Oil And Olive Oil

What you need:

  1. ½ cup olive oil
  2. 15-20 drops of tea tree oil
  3. Few drops of lavender oil
  4. Washcloth

How to do:

All you need to do is to add the olive oil, tea tree oil, and lavender oil into an airtight container. Shake the container so that you can mix all the ingredients well. Apply this blend of oils on the areas where you have scabies. After applying you can leave it on for about an hour. Later you can wipe it off using a washcloth. Follow this remedy once a day.

Tea Tree Oil And Neem

What you need:

  1. 5-6 drops of tea tree oil
  2. 5-6 drops of neem oil
  3. 1cup grape seed oil

How to do:

This remedy will help in soothing the inflammation faster. Take a spray bottle and pour tea tree oil, neem oil, and grape seed oil into it and shake well to blend all the oils. You can spray this mixture every day on your body or the areas affected just before you go to sleep. You can leave this overnight and allow the oil to absorb on your skin. You can follow this every day for faster results.

Tea Tree Oil And Coconut Oil

What you need:

  1. 10 drops of tea tree oil
  2. 1tbsp coconut oil

How to do:

Mix together coconut oil and tea tree oil. Start applying this on the affected area and massage for a few minutes and then leave it on for a few minutes. Later you can rinse it off either with lukewarm water or wipe off with a washcloth dipped in warm water.

Important Notice: This article was originally published at by Amrutha Nair where all credits are due.

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