Does tea tree oil have enough antiviral activity to combat HSV-1 and papilloma viruses, the causes of cold sores and common warts respectively?
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Isn’t that crazy about wart “charming”? Got some videos coming up in a few months on the use of duct tape for warts—stay tuned!
I think this is my first video on treating common warts. For genital warts (which is caused by a different virus), see:
• Benefits of Green Tea for Boosting Antiviral Immune Function (
• Treating Genital Warts with Green Tea (
This is part of my extended video series on tea tree oil. For more on what it can and can’t do, check out:
• Do Natural and DIY Tea Tree Oil Cleaning Products Disinfect as Well as Bleach? (
• Does Tea Tree Oil Work for Dandruff and Athlete’s Foot? (
• Does Tea Tree Oil Work for Nail Fungus? (
• Is Tea Tree Oil Safe? (
• Does Tea Tree Oil Have Hormonal Side Effects? (
• Benzoyl Peroxide vs. Tea Tree Oil for Acne (
For treating canker sores (like on the inside of your lip), see:
• The Role of Dairy and Gluten in Canker Sores (
• Topical Honey for Canker Sores (
• Best Supplement for Canker Sores (
• Best Food for Periodontal Disease and Gingivitis (
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