Antifungal Activity of Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Oil Against Various Pathogenic Organisms
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Tea tree oil is beneficial to gum tissue
Jose M. Concha, DPM; Lynn Steele Moore, MT; William J. Holloway, MD
Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
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Tea tree oil has recently received much attention as a natural rememdy for bacterial and fungal infections of the skin and mucosa. Several published studies have recently demonstrated tea-tree oil's antibacterial effects. The results of this study concluded that tea tree oil is useful in the treatment of yeast and fungal mucosal and skin infections.