The Tea Tree Essential Oil is well known for its brilliant healing capabilities. It has germicidal, antiseptic and anti-fungal properties all rolled into one. It is extremely effective against towards cold sores, athletes foot, thrush, herpes, warts, nail infections and abscesses. It can be used in an oil burner or added in water during bathing or blended in massage oils and creams. It can be applied directly over spots, acne or insect bites. Head lice can be taken care of by this type of essential oil. If you use it during mouthwashes or while gargling, it will provide great relief, especially if you are suffering from throat infection. It has a strong and medicinal fragrance. It must be applied to your skin with ultimate care specially when having direct contact with your skin. Do not forget to pack this in your suitcase when you are off for a holiday.