Does Tea Tree Oil Work for Dandruff and Athletes foot?

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Are the effects of tea tree oil anti-fungal or merely anti-inflammatory?

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This is part of an extended video series on tea tree oil. So far there’s just this one: Do Natural and DIY Tea Tree Oil Cleaning Products Disinfect as Well as Bleach? (http://www.nutritionfacts.org/video/Do-Natural-and-DIY-Tea-Tree-Oil-Cleaning-Products-Disinfect-as-Well-as-bleach). But queued up next is Does Tea Tree Oil Work for Nail Fungus? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Does-Tea-Tree-Oil-Work-for-Nail-Fungus).

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There’s also another Natural Treatment for Acne and Fungal Infections (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/Natural-Treatment-for-Acne-and-Fungal-Infections) and here’s some on another inflammatory skin condition, eczema (atopic dermatitis): Eczema Treatment with Coconut Oil, Mineral Oil, vs. Vaseline (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Eczema-Treatment-with-Coconut-Oil-Mineral-Oil-vs-Vaseline) and Best Foods to Avoid for Eczema (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Best-Foods-to-Avoid-for-Eczema).

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