Tea tree has a fresh, slightly medicinal scent. It has anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. For these reasons, tea tree is excellent for fighting respiratory infections such as colds and flus, sinus infections, bronchitis, cough, and sore throat. Tea tree is also used in household cleaning products. It eliminates mold and bacteria on surfaces. Tea tree is a stimulating oil and is used to reduce feelings of stress, fatigue and mental exhaustion. Tea tree is also used to repel insects.
Cautions: Do not take internally. Dilute to 1-3% in carrier oil if using topically. Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes. Do not use with children unless directed by a healthcare practitioner. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. May be toxic to pets. See https://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/pet-safety-tips/essential-oils-dogs/ https://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/blog/essential-oils-cats/