Essential oils are extremely potent and must be diluted with a carrier oil or cream when used on the skin. Dilution is especially important for infants and young children.. Even when diluted, essential oils can cause skin irritation and sun sensitivity.
Applying tea tree oil with a carrier oil provides a safe and effective way to use the product. Fractionated. To prepare this dilution, add 1 drop of tea tree oil per teaspoon of carrier oil.. I even shared it with my child's teacher to utilize at school.
Tea tree oil is an antiseptic oil commonly used to treat eczema, acne, fungal infections and burns. It can be used as a topical treatment for babies as well as older .