Essential Oil Uses: The Skin

Antiseptics

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 for cuts, insect bites, spots, etc:  

for example: thyme, sage, eucalyptus, tea tree, clove, lavender and lemon 

Anti-Inflammatory

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 for eczema, infected wounds, bumps, bruises, etc, 

for example: German and Roman chamomile, lavender and yarrow 

Fungicidal

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  for athlete's foot, candida, ringworm, etc,

for example: lavender, tea tree, myrrh, patchouli and sweet marjoram 

Granulation stimulating or cicatrizing (healing) agents

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  for burns, cuts, scars, stretch marks, etc, for example, lavender, chamomile, rose, neroli, frankincense and geramium 

Deodorants

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 for excessive perspiration, cleaning woulnds, etc, 

for example, bergamot, lavender, thyme, juniper, cypress, spanish sage and lemongrass 

Insect repellents and parasiticides

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 for lice, fleas, scabies, ticks, mosquitoes, ants, moths, etc,

for example, spike lavender, garlic, geranium, citronella, eucalyptus, clove, camphor and atlas cedarwood