Latin Name: Leptospermum scoparium
Manuka oil has in recent years become more well known through the introduction of Manuka honey into the health and wellbeing industry. Access to Australian oils and the lesser known oils of New Zealand was limited. Now the oils and extracts are available to therapists and other industries and except for when natural disasters occur such as the raging bush fires of recent years, these oils have collectively become centre point in the pursuit of health and wellbeing. Manuka is a small tree native to New Zealand. It is the flowers of this small tree that the bees fee on giving rise to Manuka honey. The oil is steam distilled from the flowers, leaves and twigs of Leptospermum scoparium. The aroma is fresh, herbaceous, slightly spicy aroma profile. The oil is harvested from trees growing in the wild, with studies showing that this special oil is stronger than Tea Tree in the some bacterial infections. Antibacterial, soothing for inflamed skin, muscles and tissue, deodorising, stimulating to the immune system, insecticidal and deeply relaxing are just a few therapeutic properties of this very special oil.
General: Very much embraced by local Maori tradition for the treatment of skin problems, burns, irritated skin conditions and to this day the honey and oils are used in hospitals, hospices and by Clinical Aromatherapists to help with wound regeneration and stubborn leg ulcers in compresses packed with the honey steeped in the oil. A powerfully. balancing and protective skin oil.
Food & Drinks: The honey features in the food industry and shots and soft drinks with manuka honey are predominant in the health food industry. Teas and infusions are also available.
Cosmetics & Toiletries: For its medicinal qualities this oil features in many skincare ranges. In ointments and balms for specific skin preparations, in massage products for joint and muscular complaints, as air purifiers in diffusing blends and in hand sanitisers that have become widespread during the pandemic. Manuka also supports healthy feet and toenails and can be incorporated in foot products.
Spas: Room Sprays containing Manuka help to sanitise each therapy room after treatments and can be combined with other powerful antimicrobial oils to create a blend. Manuka features positively in Teenage skin ranges as it nis a great oil for tackling Problem and irritated skin types. Manuka Balances and protects the skin generally for all skin types. The oil makes an active blend for supporting and soothing all areas of the respiratory tract and can be massaged on the chest and throat , used in gargles to soothe throats and can be inhaled as a protective oil during the winter months against everyday ills and spills.
Sizes & Packaging
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