This post shows you how to get rid of mold with only two simple ingredients. These two ingredients obtained the mixture, and they destroy the mold in your home and also the disgusting smell in the washing machine. Unbelievably, the basic ingredient is – tea tree oil.
Firstly this essential oil has been used for hundreds of years by the Aboriginal tribes. It is extracted from the plant Melaleuca Alternifolia, which is native to Australia. Like many Australian-native plants, this tree you can’t find anywhere else in the world. The old Aboriginal technique includes crushing the leaves and placing them on a burn, with mud used as a fixator to keep them in place.
Australian researchers discovered the tea tree in the 1920s. They found that the oil from this tree is a potent antiseptic, much more powerful than the most commonly used antiseptic at the time, the carbolic acid.
Recent studies have shown that tea tree oil is very efficient in relieving various respiratory problems, from mild ones like a runny nose, cough, and sore throat, to more serious conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, and even tuberculosis.
Tea tree oil also has antibiotic properties that are vital for treating all kinds of skin infections, including allergy rashes, burns, and dandruff.
And finally, you can use this essential oil as a disinfectant. It fights many different types of germs and molds. The best part is that you can make the homemade anti-mold mixture quickly and easily.
Ingredients Needed to Prepare the Tea Tree Oil Disinfectant
-Tea Tree Oil
Combine two cups of water and two teaspoons of tea tree oil. Place the liquid into a spray bottle and apply it on surfaces affected with mold. Let it work for about 20 minutes, then wipe away. The results will astonish you!