Tea tree oil has been shown to be effective when applied topically, and has antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal, and antiseptic qualities. It’s the antiseptic property that makes tea tree oil beneficial in fighting acne.
Tea tree oil is also useful for cosmetic skin care. Also, the anti-fungal properties make it useful in treating nail fungus, athlete’s foot and lice. So Tea Tree Oil has a lot of potential uses.
In this post V. Roberts shares a recipe for using Tea Tree oil as an acne treatment and a second recipe for using Tea Tree oil in a facial mask
Source for Tea Tree Oil: Mountain Rose Herbs .