Is Tea Tree Essential Oil Antiviral?

While it is H1N1 that is studied to be addressed by Tea Tree essential oil, it would not hurt if you’d want to diffuse or create a blend with Tea Tree for preventive measures with all the virus talk looming upon us. Tea Tree is one of the gentler oils with antiviral activities and works on a more similar flu-like type of viruses.
 
The previous article I wrote on oregano counters noroviruses, symptoms of which are more on the digestive system:
https://www.cdc.gov/norovirus/about/symptoms.html
 
I think Tea Tree essential oil has a lot more potential but as mentioned, we don’t have much evidence on its activity on coronaviruses, much more to say it can cure or treat. But we can certainly hope and because we need all the help we can get in terms of prevention!
 
PubMed articles on Tea Tree and H1N1:
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19843…
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23966…
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21095…
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