Tea tree oil for the skin Mix 1 part tea tree oil with 10 parts carrier oil like almond or coconut. This will give a cleaning and soothing skin treatment sometimes used to treat skin complaints and eczema. Five drops of tea tree with a couple of teaspoons of honey is said to make a great face mask to treat acne. Tea tree oil household cleaner Take half a cup of white vinegar, three cups water, and 10 drops tea tree oil. When mixed together this creates a useful multi-surface cleaner with anti-bacterial properties so you can zap those nasty bugs without using even nastier chemicals. Tea tree mouthwash ½ cup of water- two teaspoons of baking soda, and two drops of tea tree oil will give a mouthwash just perfect for cleansing out bacteria, and killing off nasty yeast infections in the mouth. Always spit out the mouthwash as tea tree oil is not recommended for internal use. With its powerful medicinal properties tea tree oil is a must have essential oil for any household. Baths: Blend 5-8 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil, add to bath. Massages: Add 2-3 drops of essential oils to 3 tablespoons of carrier oil. Vaporisation: Add 2-4 drops of essential oils as well as a few tablespoons of water to your oil burner. Cautions: Keep products away from delicate eye area Keep away from children. Do not take essential oils internally. Never use an undiluted essential oil directly on the skin. Always dilute in a suitable base product. If you are pregnant seek medical advice before using any essential oils.