how to dilute tea tree oil for piercing bump

how to dilute tea tree oil for piercing bump

How to Dilute Tea Tree Oil for Piercing Bump

Tea tree oil is a natural antiseptic and helps reduce inflammation, making it an ideal solution for piercings that have become infected, have bumps, or have become irritated. Diluted tea tree oil can help prevent infection while speeding along the healing process. Here’s a simple step-by-step guide on how to properly dilute tea tree oil before using it to treat a piercing bump.

What You’ll Need

  • Tea tree oil
  • Carrier oil – such as almond, grapeseed, sunflower, etc.
  • Measuring spoon
  • Mixing bowl
  • Q-Tip


  1. In a mixing bowl, mix one drop of the tea tree oil with one tablespoon of the carrier oil of your choice.
  2. Stir the mixture until it is completely blended.
  3. Soak a Q-Tip in the mixture and gently apply it to the affected area.
  4. Let it sit for 10-20 minutes, then wash it off with warm, soapy water.
  5. Repeat the process twice a day until the bump is gone.


Using tea tree oil to treat infected and irritated piercings is a popular and effective remedy. Diluting tea tree oil ensures that it doesn’t cause further irritation, so it’s important to properly dilute it before applying it to your piercing. Follow these simple steps to safely and effectively treat your piercing bump with tea tree oil.


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