Tea tree oil is the essential oil extracted from the leaves and twigs of the tea tree plant. It has a light spicy, rather pungent fragrance.Tea tree essential oil is considered by many aroma therapists as universal oil because of its multiple healing properties. It acts as an immune-stimulant and helps increase the body’s ability to fight off minor infections caused by bacteria and viruses.In addition to the superb anti-infective properties of tea tree oil, it is also helpful in reducing symptoms of cough and common cold. It helps in rejuvenating the mind and body.Tea tree oil has a positive effect on the skin, and it helps clear acne and blemishes, and conditions like minor burns, herpes, athlete’s foot, cold sores, sunburn, etc. It is useful in clearing dandruff and hence helps in hair care.