Tea Tree Oil Remedy for Flea Bites

by Sandra

My daughter has been to the Dr. twice for flea bites, and come home with antibiotics, antihistamines, cortisone ointment - and had very little improvement. She has been told to see a skin specialist - the flea bites are that bad.

After an internet search tonight, she had a bath which had 1 cup of dish-washing liquid, 1 cup of lemon juice and 2 caps of eucalyptus oil (to kill any eggs etc. that might have been on her or in her hair).

After the bath, we applied tea tree oil to the bites (probably fifty or so of them - which have been dark, inflamed, incredibly itchy and nasty looking for weeks now).

Within an hour, the redness has disappeared and the bites no longer look angry. She doesn't even feel itchy (the first time in over a month). She can't believe it - and neither can I! We will keep up the tree tree oil and see how they are in a day or so. At the moment - all I can say is 'wow'! (and I am NOT easily impressed either!!).

Will now address flea problem (as yet, unsighted - but evidence speaks for itself! We will set a 'flea trap' tomorrow and see what we find!).

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Mar 05, 2016
Fleas forever gone
by: Olene

What if you use tree tree oil to add to the shampoo to clean your carpet... to kill off fleas
Here in Texas they are really stubborn?


Editors Note:
Olene, If you have pets, I would be concerned about the amount of tea tree oil that your dog or cats might come in contact with. Tea tree oil is hard on small animals especially, because of their inability to process it. They may have central nervous system reactions like tremors, stupor, or convulsions. In the case of a sensitive animal, or the presence of too much tea tree oil, worse reactions are possible. If your pet experiences any of these symptoms after exposure to tea tree oil or any other essential oil, get them to a vet immediately

Apr 15, 2013
Tree Tree
by: Anonymous

I have had poison ivy for yrs. the only thing that worked for me was tea tree oil. I suffered for many seasons yr. after yr. It instantly helped. It truly is a miracle.

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