Manuka Essential Oil
Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) originates in New Zealand. Manuka is widely popular for it's effectiveness in addressing various skin problems, such as acne, fungal infections and itching caused by rash (poison ivy, eczema, and psoriasis). It has a lovely sweet and floral aroma that can be enjoyed in a body lotion or diffusing in an ultrasonic diffuser.
Chemistry: Sesquiterpenes (77.67%), Monoterpenes (11.02%)
Latin Name: Leptospermum scoparium
Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
Cultivation: New Zealand, Wildcrafted
Plant Part: Leaves, flower, twigs
Chemical Family: Sesquiterpenes
Aroma: sweet, warm, and herbal
Properties: antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, sedative, analgesic
Steam Distilled: February 2020
Shelf Life: 8 years (approx.)
Diffuses beautifully in an ultrasonic diffuser. For skin application, add just 1 drop to 1 teaspoon unscented lotion or organic carrier oil and gently massage into the skin as needed.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.