Does Tea Tree Oil Have Hormonal Side Effects?

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Do the estrogenic effects of tea tree oil get absorbed through the skin?

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Besides any hormonal effects, Is Tea Tree Oil Safe? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-tea-tree-oil-safe). That was the topic of my last video if you missed it.

Here’s the link to the video I referred to about lavender: Lavender for the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/lavender-for-generalized-anxiety-disorder).

Abnormal hairiness (hirsutism) may also be a sign of PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome. I touched peripherally on the benefits of marjoramin Benefits of Marjoram for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/benefits-of-marjoram-for-polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos), and on spearmint tea for PCOS in Enhancing Athletic Performance with Peppermint (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/enhancing-athletic-performance-with-peppermint), but the deepest dive I’ve done so far is Best Foods for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/best-foods-for-polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos) if you’re interested.

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