"E. globulus oil is used in the treatment of burns, blisters, cuts, herpes outbreaks, wounds and sores because it prevents bacterial growth, inhibits the growth of viruses in damaged tissue, and eases pain by numbing nerves."
Purchon, Nerys and Cantele, Lora. The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness. (2014). p. 55