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Will 100% tea tree oil work on pimples?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics
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In brief: Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil has antifungal and antibacterial properties but undiluted tea tree oil may burn your skin.
Tea tree oil should always be diluted with another oil (such as grapeseed) prior to application and should never be taken internally.

In brief: Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil has antifungal and antibacterial properties but undiluted tea tree oil may burn your skin.
Tea tree oil should always be diluted with another oil (such as grapeseed) prior to application and should never be taken internally.
Dr. Tanya Russo
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: It may

It's a weak estrogen.
If you're a guy, you may grow breasts from it. If you have pimples, you owe it to yourself to manage them scientifically. These herbals are simply adjuncts. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician who can clear you. 'Natural medicine' has much of value for many things, but not so much for acne.

In brief: It may

It's a weak estrogen.
If you're a guy, you may grow breasts from it. If you have pimples, you owe it to yourself to manage them scientifically. These herbals are simply adjuncts. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician who can clear you. 'Natural medicine' has much of value for many things, but not so much for acne.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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