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Best tea tree oil brand for acne

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
Depends how you use : I'm guessing you're asking about topical application of all of those things. First i would consider making sure that you're taking some supplements in... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
It can: It's a fairly strong estrogen and i suspect this is how it works; in fact, some guys have gotten breasts from using it. At best, it's an adjunct for s... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Acne: Daily topical application. Be careful not to swallow as it is toxic if ingested.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: No scar can be completely removed. Tree oil is a mild antibiotic and has a limited effect against mild acne in the acute stage, and is less irritating... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Makes no difference: This is not effective at any dilution. If you want to be serious about a real acne problem a dermatologist can help you.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Adjunct: It's a moderately strong estrogen which is probably how it exerts its effects. Some young men get breasts from using it. There are much more effective... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
It's your call: And not your best choice. It's an estrogen, and if you're a man, you're at risk for getting breast development. Use it as an adjunct. Your best friend... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Tea Tree: The oil is an essential oil similar to camphor. For the most part it is safe and has been used for centuries. However, it can cause some irritation fo... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
Yes: Tea tree oil has many of the benefits of benzoyl peroxide without the side-effects. It reduces bacteria and inflammation associated with acne.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Adjunct only: It's a moderate estrogen and this is probably how it works. It's given men growth of their breast tissue. Your best rx for acne is topical benzoyl per... Read More

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