Tea Tree Oil ( TTO ) – Vaginal Health
Tea tree oil comes from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, a small tree native to Queensland and New South Wales, Australia.
This essential oil has been used for almost 100 years in Australia but is now available worldwide
Experts believe the most beneficial component of tea tree oil is its high terpene content.
Studies have shown that Tea Tree Oil kills several common bacteria and viruses responsible for causing illness, including E. coli, S. pneumoniae and H. influenzae Adding tea tree oil to the cleansers such as vaginal wash V Clean their effectiveness against E. coli .
Ref: Discipline of Microbiology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
Tea tree oil’s (one of the content of V Clean) antibacterial effects may help control odour related to perspiration. Sweat itself does not smell. When secretions from your sweat glands combine with bacteria on your skin or mucous membrane, a moderate to strong odour is produced.
Tea tree oil’s bacteria-fighting properties make it an ideal natural alternative to commercial deodorants and antiperspirants.
Vaginal yeast (fungal) infections
The results of our investigations demonstrate that TTO treatment is efficacious in resolving Candida infection In all cases, the infection was resolved (using 5 % TTO)
Ref : K. A., Carson, C. F. & Riley, T. V. (1998). In vitro activity of essential oils, in particular Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil and tea tree products, against Candida spp. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy