To put it simply, aromatherapy involves the treatment of the general body and soul by the use of various scents from both plants and animal products.

Aromatherapy is derived from one Latin word  "aroma" and one french word "therapies". The "aroma" refers to a unique smell plants or animal products have while the word "therapies" means treatment.

Benefits of Aromatherapy

  • Aromatherapy improves mental and cognitive thinking
  • Aromatherapy promotes balance
  • Aromatherapy develops mind
  • Aromatherapy is an alternative medicine for the treatment of various illness

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is an essential oil that is gotten from the Australian tree. It is one of the widely used oils in aromatherapy for the treatment of various skin illnesses.

Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

When tea tree oil is blended with other oils, tea tree oil improves body immunity, fights against infectious diseases, reduces anxiety, and soothes insomnia as well as congestion

  • Tea tree oil is used to eliminate airborne bacteria
  • Tea tree oil when massaged on the body, it helps lower inflammation, and reduce pain associated minor burns, sores, insects bite, and cuts
  • It can also be used in bath to heal skin related diseases and relieves respiratory problems such as cough, cold, and flu.
  • Tea tree oil is also widely used in cosmetic products to whiten and treat scars, clear skin pores, and renourishes skin's natural oil balance

How to Use Tea Tree Oil For Aromatherapy

Combining tea tree oil with suitable carrier oil such as coconut oil and olive oil can be used to stimulate and strengthen the body immune system, this helps increase the ability of body immune system to fight against infections, and hence improving body perspiration to eliminate toxins and relieve body muscles aches alongside pain associated with Bone and skin diseases.

Tea tree oil aromatherapy uses for immunity


  • Carrier oil   120ml
  • Tea tree oil 10 drops
  • Geranium essential oil 10 drops
  • Lemon essential oil 8 drops
  • Thyme essential oil 8 drops
  • Myrrh essential oil 6 drops
  • Elemi essential oil 5 drops


Find a clean dark glass bottle. Gently transfer your carrier oil into the bottle and add your essential oils drop by drop.

Massage your body with this blended oils to obtain a vibrant aroma and improve your body immunity.

Note: make sure you do a patch test on your body before you continue to use this blend. This helps prevent inflammation and irritation. Also, make sure that you are not allergic to any of the above-listed oils given in this recipe. Know that you can't use tea tree oil for oral or consumption.

Tea tree oil and peppermint essential oil for reducing fatigue


  • Carrier oil  60ml
  • Tea tree oil 12 drops
  • Peppermint essential oil 12 drops


Get your clean dark 120 ml bottle glass bottle. Add your carrier oil into the glass bottle, then transfer all oils drop by drop into the bottle and shake thoroughly. Massage this blend around your joints, feet, and toes.

Tea tree oil for bath aromatherapy


  • Epsom salt  1 cup
  • Dead sea salt  1/4 cup
  • Baking soda   1/4 cup
  • Tea tree oil   10 drops

Procedures on how to blend this ingredients

Find a clean mixing container. Then, add dead salt and Epsom salt into the container and mix thoroughly. Then, add baking soda and follow by tea tree oil and mix them well.

Transfer the mixture into a clean jar and cap.

How to use

To use this salt mixture, measure out 1/4 or 1/2 of a cup per bath, this also depends on the size of bathtub. Make sure the salts are completely diluted when adding to the lukewarm water bath. This helps avoid slipping.

The benefits of this bath are to relax your sore muscles and relieve congestion and inflammation.

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