Essential oils are great for both medical and aesthetic reasons. And while there are literally hundreds of them, one of Dr. Schultz's favorites is Tea Tree Oil, which is what he discusses in today's episode of DermTV. He'll talk about the benefits of using tea tree oil for skin care, and tell you some important facts that will help you understand why tea tree oils are effective for your skin. What is tea tree oil used for? As an antibacterial and inflammatory ingredient, tea tree oil is very useful for treating inflamed acne pimples. It is also useful for treating fungal infections like athlete's foot and helping to get rid of dandruff. It's easy to see why tea tree oil is one of Dr. Schultz favorite essential oils!