With abundant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds, lavender essential oil is a popular natural remedy to improve sleep and causes the body to relax. It can also be used along with tea tree oil as an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial essential oil. Like lavender, tea tree essential oil seems to be able to improve the speed of healing and prevent topical fungal infections. It also fights antibiotic resistance and is a popular option for naturally treating colds. A very healthy one - two punch together.