Tea tree oil, is one of the best oils for calming irritated skin, and it also works as an antiseptic. Since dry skin often occurs during cold and flu season, organic tea tree oil offers the added benefit of boosting the immune system.
A problem many of us encounter during cold weather season is dry skin. In some cases, recycled heating and cooling in the home pulls moisture from the skin, creating the nagging effects all year long. Aside from making you uncomfortable, dry skin can create further problems if not treated.
Dry skin itches and burns, and your first instinct may be to scratch the patchy, scaled areas. While scratching an occasional itch will do little harm, scraping your nails across irritated skin can be damaging. If you break the skin, it can easily become infected. Sometimes it feels like the more you scratch, the greater the itch becomes. Instead of temporarily relieving the itch with scratching, consider a natural remedy like an organic pure essential oil.
Applying pure essential oils to the affected area soothes the skin and lessens the itch. Your skin will feel soft and supple, and the scaly look of dry skin will be a thing of the past. Furthermore, essential oil not only prevents dryness, it will alleviate other problems. Essential oils offer aromatherapy benefits like relaxation, stress reduction, improved concentration. Massage oils are great for softening tense muscles, and they take the edge off a long, stressful day.
Bath: Use 6-8 drops in a warm soothing bath, or gently apply the massage blend before you have a bath.