The wonderful thing about essential oils is that there a several ways you can blend them to suit your specific needs. Melrose essential oil is a blend of essential oils used to promote healthy skin and a calm spirit.
Melrose essential oil is comprised of four different essential oils, each oil bringing its own special benefit to the mix. You can either make the blend yourself, or buy it premixed.
(Melaleuca) Tea Tree Oil
Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) is commonly used in commercial beauty products to help clear skin ailments, leaving behind a smooth, blemish-free complexion. This cleansing oil has antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic, antimicrobial, and fungicidal properties that can cure a whole host of skin infections and diseases.
Tea Tree oil can also kill Staph infections (1).
Niaouli (Melaleuca quinquenervia or Melaleuca Viridiflora) distilled from the leaves and twigs of the Australian evergreen tree. This disinfecting antiseptic oil is considered to be the gentler cousin of tea tree oil. Used widely in cosmetics, oral hygiene products, soaps, lotions, and face, creams, this essential oil kills bacteria and fights topical infections.
If you have already suffered from infections that have left behind a nasty scar marring your complexion, this essential oil will help diminish the appearance of your scars. This stimulating essential oil also improves blood circulation, kills insects, works as an expectorant, decongests clogged airways, and provides topical pain relief.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) is a popular Mediterranean herb commonly used in cooking. However, as an essential oil, it has been used extensively to alleviate indigestion, stimulate hair growth. It has antimicrobial and antiseptic qualities that are frequently used in oral care and skin care products.
This aromatic oil is also commonly used in room fresheners, cosmetics, skincare products, candles, and perfumes. The unique scent of rosemary is known to boost mental clarity and calm frazzled nerves.
Clove essential oil (Syzygium aromaticum) is most widely regarded for its ability in dental care. Clove Oil is commonly used in toothpastes, mouthwash, and oral care medications. It has antiseptic, antimicrobial, antiviral, and antifungal properties.
Clove essential oil is also used to treat indigestion, headaches, cough, blood impurities, asthma, and stress. Clove essential oil is commonly used to treat wounds, cuts, bruises, fungal infections and most commonly used to treat dental pain.
Melrose Essential Oil Benefits
This blend of essential oils delivers a wide range of benefits. If you’re suffering from a skin ailment or want a relaxing aromatherapy blend to diffuse, consider adding melrose essential oil to your daily routine.
Eczema is a common chronic skin condition that plagues millions of people worldwide. Skin affected by eczema is often very dry and itchy, often taking on a scaly, inflamed appearance. Eczema is often identified by its symptoms of dryness, and flaking and bleeding skin.
Eczema can afflict any part of the body but is mostly commonly found on the legs, knees, arms, elbows, and chest. It can also affect the face, particularly the forehead. Although the exact cause of eczema is currently unknown, eczema is believed to be a hyperactive immune system response to an irritant. Flare-ups may be in response to cold, humidity, dust, nerves, and irritating substances like soaps, detergents, and animal dander.
There is no cure for eczema, but with the use of melrose essential oil, you can help manage the symptoms. By applying this essential oil to the affected area, the mixture of clove, naouli, rosemary and tea tree oil reduce inflammation while the antimicrobial properties kill the bacteria responsible for the flare up. The healing properties of this blend also promote the regeneration of healthy new skin cells.
This common chronic skin condition causes the cells of the skin to reproduce at an accelerated rate. As a result, the affected areas of skin appear to be raised, patchy, and flaky. Sometimes these affected areas are covered in scaly dead skin.
These patches most commonly appear on the knees, feet, elbows, feet, hands, lower back, and scalp. Experts believe the psoriasis is a hyperactive immune response, causing the skin to become flaky and inflamed. Flare-ups are believed to be caused by stress, dry skin, infections, taking certain medications, and living in a cold and dry climate.
There is currently no cure for psoriasis, but controlling symptoms is a synch with melrose essential oil. For immediate relief, mix a couple drops of melrose essential oil with vegetable oil and apply directly to the affected area. You may also add a couple drops of melrose essential oil to your bath water to treat your whole body.
Is a common skin condition that affects teens and adults alike. This condition occurs when the hair follicles become clogged with oil, dirt, and dead skin cells. These clogged pores results in unsightly blemishes, which can appear on your face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders.
There are several treatments you can employ to treat these blemishes, however, many commercial products are rough on the skin and can cause unpleasant side effects such as redness and peeling. Sweat, bacteria, and hormones often cause acne.
Fortunately, acne can be easily be treated with melrose essential oil. The antiseptic qualities of naouli and tea tree oil help kill the bacteria responsible for causing the blemishes. During treatment, this antibacterial blend prevents new pimples from cropping up.
Although annoying and unattractive, warts are usually pretty harmless. However, getting rid of them is a whole other story. Warts are usually a viral infection, meaning it can be resistant to many treatments, causing lots of frustration and money thrown away on ineffective treatments.
These small, fleshy little bumps often appear on the fingers and hands and are rough to the touch. Sometimes warts have tiny little black dots on them, which are clotted blood vessels. As mentioned above, they are caused by a virus and transmitted through touch.
People most susceptible to developing warts are children and those with compromised immune systems. Warts often go away on their own, however, may people want to take steps to remove them, as they are embarrassing and bothersome.
To treat your warts, you can apply melrose essential oil directly to the wart with a cotton ball two to three times a day until the wart starts to disappear. You can also dilute the essential oil in apple cider vinegar before applying. Be sure not to get essential oil on the surrounding area of skin.
Rosacea is another relatively common skin condition which melrose essential oil has the potential to treat. The condition which generally affects women in their middle age causes a characteristic redness in the face as well as producing small bumps that are often filled with pus.
Rosacea has a tendency to worsen over time especially if it is left untreated. Flare-ups can occur for a number of weeks or even months before diminishing and then re-appearing. For more about essential oils and Rosacea-read this article.
As with so many chronic skin complaints, rosacea there is no actual cure for rosacea. The symptoms of the condition can be controlled and managed with proper treatment. Melrose essential oil offers a safe and natural treatment option for those looking to bring their symptoms under control.
Simply dilute a few drops of your essential oil in water or a carrier oil like coconut or jojoba oil, which are also effective rosacea treatments. Apply it to the affected area of your face with a cotton ball or with your fingers twice a day and you will hopefully start to see the improvements.
DIY Melrose Oil Skincare Cream Recipe
Good for Eczema, Rosacea, and Psoriasis
- 2 Tablespoons Organic Coconut oil
- 2 Tablespoons Organic Shea Butter
- 15 drops of Melrose Oil
- 8-10 drops of Lavender Oil
- Soften or melt the coconut oil
- Stir or Whisk in Shea Butter
- Add in the essential oils-stir until well distributed.
- Put in a small container. The coconut oil will harden above 76 degrees. If it melts you can store in the refrigerator. Makes about 2 ounces
Melrose Oil for Candida and other Fungal Infections
Candida is a common yeast infection caused by an overgrowth of fungi that gets out of control. It can cause a number of unpleasant fungal conditions including vaginal infections, thrush, nail fungus as well as other symptoms like fatigue, headaches and depression.
Because over the counter medications are not always effective and often bring the risk of unpleasant side effects, there is a desire to find a safer alternative and essential oils might have the answer.
The melrose essential oil blend contains Melaleuca or tea tree oil which is one of the most powerful anti-fungal oils and one that has proven very effective against yeast infections.You can dilute melrose essential oil in a suitable carrier oil and apply it to the affected areas of your body to help treat your infection.
For athlete’s foot, you might like to make a foot soak by adding 5 or 6 drops of melrose oil to a bowl of hot water; try doing this twice a day for best results. You can also apply melrose essential oil directly to your nails to treat toenail and fingernail infections.
Wounds and Cuts
All of the essential oils used in the melrose blend have powerful antiseptic properties and can be used in their own right to treat minor wounds, cuts and irritations caused by insect bites. When combined, they make a powerful antibacterial remedy and melrose is an excellent option to speed up healing and prevent infection.
If you are confronted with skin damage caused by a cut or wound, try diluting a few drops of melrose oil in a tablespoon of water and applying it to the affected area as soon as possible. This will ensure that you disinfect the damaged area and infection will not take a hold. You can cover the area with gauze to ensure proper absorption which improves the healing process.
Melrose can help with your child’s Ear Infections. Tea Tree and Clove oil are among the more powerful antiviral and antibiotic essential oils and Melrose contains both!
To treat an ear infection—tear a piece of cotton ball to fit and put a few drops of Melrose oil onto the cotton ball. Place the cotton ball into the ear—do not place oils directly in the ear. Change the cotton ball a few times a day. It’s a simple but effective remedy that will help your child avoid more serious infections if you can get treatment early.
I have been lucky my girls are not very prone to ear infections but the few times I have had to use this remedy it has worked wonders. Neither have ever had to go to the doctor and get antibiotics for ear infections.
Even if you are have no current need for a physical cure, melrose essential oil can be enjoyed for its uplifting, spiritual qualities. Diffusing melrose essential oil throughout the home or office will help dispel any negative feelings and promote calm.
It is especially useful during times of stress. Anger is another emotion that has a negative feedback on the body. Stress and Anger can raise Cortisol levels. Relaxing by diffusing Melrose can help re-balance cortisol levels. Melrose essential oil also eradicates unwanted environmental odors, which can have their own negative impacts on the mind.
Melrose Essential Oil for Dental Problems
Although it is possibly used most for treating skin conditions, melrose is also an excellent essential oil for the mouth and teeth. Because of the antibacterial and antiviral properties contained in its blend of powerful oils, melrose can be used to improve your oral hygiene and to take care of many dental issues including toothache and gingivitis.
There are several ways that you can use melrose essential oil to improve the health of your teeth and gums but be careful not to swallow any as melrose oil should never be taken internally:
- You can floss with a drop of melrose oil as it does not sting like many other oils.
- If you are suffering from gum pain, you can rub a drop or two directly onto your gums either directly or after diluting it with water or mixed with an equal amount of coconut oil which is also antibacterial.
- Add a drop or two of melrose oil to your toothpaste and brush as normal.
- You can add a few drops of melrose oil to a glass of water and gargle with it every day to keep your mouth free of germs.
Melrose For Canker Sores
Melrose essential oil like many other essential can also be used to treat painful canker sores because of it very strong antibacterial qualities. All you need to do is apply a few drops of melrose oil directly to the sore or you can make a gargle mixture and try gargling for 5 minutes once or twice a day. Again, it needs to be pointed out that you should not ingest any of the oil so be careful.
Melrose for Cold Sores
Many essential oils can be used to get rid of a cold sore and here are numerous online testimonials from people who have had success with Melrose alone or combined in a 1 to 1 ratio with lavender essential oil.
To get rid of that unsightly cold sore, simply apply your oil directly to the sore as soon as it you feel the tingling and preferably before the cold sores appear. If you delay the treatment, it might be more difficult to eradicate.
Melrose for the Hair and Scalp
Whether you simply want shinier, more beautiful looking hair or you need to eliminate dandruff, melrose essential oil is an excellent choice of treatment. Its anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties can help eliminate dandruff very effectively and it can help nourish and moisturize both your scalp and your hair.
To treat dandruff, combine a few drops of melrose essential oil with a base oil and massage it gently into your scalp. Allow it to sit in place for 10 minutes or so before rinsing it out with fresh water.
To add life to your tired hair, you can either add a few drops of melrose essential oil to your shampoo or combine a few drops with some nourishing coconut oil and apply it to your hair directly. We think you will notice the difference if you add this wonderful essential oil to your hair routine.
Melrose for Hemorrhoids
Melrose essential oil can be used o soothe painful hemorrhoids, the symptoms of which can include itching, bleeding and pain. Hemorrhoids can be both internal and external but many essential oils can provide natural relief including melrose essential oil.
To calm your itch, combine 5 drops of melrose essential oil with a tablespoon of virgin coconut oil and blend well. Use a moistened wipe to apply a few drops of the mixture to the affected area once or twice a day
Melrose Oil for Cleaning
Because of its very powerful anti-fungal and antibacterial properties as well as its delightful fragrance, melrose oil can be used to clean your kitchen worktops and to eliminate any build-up of grime. Simply 4 or 10 drops of melrose oil and ad an equal amount of lemon essential oil to a spray bottle full of water and spray down the surfaces that need to be cleaned. Store the bole in a cool place and use whenever necessary.
If you simply want to eliminate any nasty environmental or cooking odors from your home, you can diffuse your melrose oil and allow its fragrance to wash over the house.
Melrose Oil Side Effects/Precautions
Despite their numerous natural benefits, it should be remembered that essential oils are extremely strong and should be treated with a proper degree of caution.
- Do not take Melrose essential oil orally.
- It is always wise to dilute your essential oil in a good quality vegetable based carrier oil or water before applying it topically to prevent adverse reactions.
- It is important to do a patch test on a small area of your body such as your underarm or forearm to test for allergic reaction before going ahead with a larger dose.
- There is not sufficient evidence regarding the effects of essential oils on young children and pregnant or lactating women so extra caution is recommended.