Used traditionally by the Maori's in their herbal medicine. This herb oil has qualities similar to tea tree.
Source: Letospermum Scoparium is grown in New Zealand.
Extraction: Manuka Essential Oil is extracted by steam distillation from the leaves and leaf stems.
Aroma: Manuka essential oil has a rich, sweet and herbaceous scent.
Fragrance note: Middle.
Properties: Manuka essential oil is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic. It has a comforting aroma and is used in massage to relax tight muscles and ease tension.
Uses: Massage, baths, vaporization and may be added to base emollients.
Excellent when used in massage for skin and muscles. It is very good when used in a relaxing bath.
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, May Chang, Marjoram, Orange, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Pine, Ravensara, Rosemary, Sage, Sandalwood, Tea Tree and Thyme.
Caution: Manuka Essential Oil is safe when properly diluted.