The anti-inflammatory effect of tea tree helps soothe and relieve painful and irritated skin. It also helps reduce redness and swelling as well as prevent and reduce acne scars, leaving the skin smooth and silky. Research shows tea tree reduces inflamed skin due to skin sensitivity to nickel. The Tea Tree's strong antibacterial properties help disinfect minor cuts, scrapes, and wounds. By killing the bacteria, it helps to prevent infections and quickly heal the skin.