It is an antiseptic herb with a clear clean smell and possesses expectorant, antifungal, bactericidal and sudorific properties, the latter of which stimulate the immune system.
External use This much-used oil is effective in treating acne, athlete's foot, plantar warts, common warts, insect bites, and cold sores and other skin infections. Enhances the skin’s immune capabilities.
Tea tree can be applied to insect bites. It is a great disinfectant. Helps to soothe sore muscles and generally fortifies the body.