How to Use Tea Tree Oil for Skin Tags

Tea Tree Oil

There is no debate in saying that the modern healthcare system has contributed a lot to the welfare of humanity. However, the increased popularity of the modern sophisticated chemical medicines has somehow undermined the sanctity of native natural medication.

Let’s be fair guys, we all know that natural herbal medicines can do wonders but hesitate using them as they are perceived as inferior or something that people use when they cannot afford modern medicine. This is a very wrong approach; herbal medication have magical powers and one must consider using them as they use the body’s natural healing process for treating conditions. For instance; there is no better remedy for curing skin tags then the tea tree oil, and the reasons are pretty obvious, the ingredients used in tea tree oil those which are regularly produced in the body.

Understanding Skin Tags

Skin tags is an unpretty common skin disorder. Studies reveal that about 25% of people are prone to develop skin tags, usually in the later stages of life after 50. Skin tags are more common among patients with diabetes as well as people who suffer from obesity and conditions that often go together.

Understanding Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is the best remedy for skin tags if you are looking for a 100% natural treatment. Tea tree oil is an organic as well as easy to apply, and safe to use at home. It is extracted from the leaves of tea trees (known as Melaleuca alternifolia), native to Far East Asia/ Australasia. Due to its germ-fighting properties, tea tree oil has been used as a traditional medicine by Aborigines for centuries.

A little word of warning first, Tea Tree Oil should not be mixed with Tea Oil, which is a traditional seasoning or one that is used in foods derived from the tea plant. Tea Tree Oil should NEVER EVER be ingested, in any case.

Treating Skin Tags with Tree Tea Oil

Tea tree is a safe and natural skin tag remover. If you are a victim of skin tags; don’t worry, tree tea oil has got your back. Here is how you can remove skin tags with tree tea oil in four easy steps.

Things you’ll Require

Here are four things that you need,

  • A Mild soap
  • Clean Water
  • Tea tree oil
  • Cotton balls or gauze pads
  1. Step 1: Clean the skin around the skin tag

The first thing that you need to do is to clean the skin area around the skin tag. Use a mild soap with warm water and then pat it dry. Make sure that the area around the skin tag is clean. If it somewhere on your back where your hands might not reach comfortably; don’t hesitate to ask for help.

  1. Step 2: Apply the Tea Tree Oil to the skin tag using a cotton bud

Take undiluted tea tree oil and use a dropper or straw to apply a few drops on a cotton ball or a gauze pad. Place it carefully on the skin tag and secure the cotton ball with Band-Aid. Gently wipe off the tea tree oil as rubbing too hard may cause irritation. Be more careful if the skin tag is near your eye to ensure that no oil gets in your eye.

  1. Step 3: Leave to dry

Let the oil to dry naturally on your skin tag. It is important if you want the optimum results. If it’s convenient, you can also use medical tapes or a bandage to hold the cotton ball or gauze pad in place firmly to prolong contact time.

  1. Step 4: Repeat as often as needed

Repeat this process at least three times daily. You need to be patient as it may take a number of days to get some noticeable improvements. Continue until the skin tag falls off. You can also do this right before you go to bed. Let your skin absorb maximum oil as you sleep. This method requires some patience and wait for around 2-3 weeks to see noticeable results. The skin tag will just dry up and fall off.


There are no side effects whatsoever of tea tree oil, however, people with sensitive skins should dilute the oil in water and use it more carefully. Tea tree is dry in nature so it’s recommended to use a natural moisturizer on the affected area after the skin tag falls off. Its 100% safe, effective and pain-free remedy for skin tags.

Muhammad Umer Rafi is a part-time reader, part-time writer and a full-time father and a devoted husband. Apart from pampering his beautiful wife and angelic daughter; he takes out time to study and write about the use of herbal medicine for skin diseases. He is currently associated with Rami Jabali – a reputable beauty salon in abu dhabi; where locals of Abu Dhabi and Dubai can find best beauty services at very affordable prices.

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