Manuka Essential Oil is also known as New Zealand Tea Tree Essential Oil. It is a rare and exotic essential oil, wildcrafted from plants in the East Cape region of New Zealand's North Island. This region is known to produce Manuka Essential Oil with the highest levels of naturally occurring antimicrobial properties. Manuka Essential Oil is known to be highly effective against bacteria and fungus. Manuka Essential Oil is often used undiluted on the skin to help heal small wounds, or on the toes to help heal fungus damaged toenails. Throughout the aromatherapy community, Manuka Essential Oil has proven effective with Streptococcal and Staph infections. The oil is also used for acne, ringworm, warts, and other skin ailments. For the emotions, Manuka Essential Oil may be used in a warm bath or a diffuser as a mood uplifter. Manuka has been proven beneficial for those with over sensitive nervous systems and for those who suffer from stress and anxiety.
Specific Benefits of Manuka Essential Oil as follows:Athlete's foot, toenail fungus, and other fungal infections... Manuka Essential Oil contains antifungal compounds that help break down the cell walls of various funguses. As a result, Manuka Essential Oil is often applied topically to treat any type of fungal infections.
Reduces infections and improves wound healing... Scientists have found Manuka oil to be one of the most effective essential oils in reducing the growth of bacteria. Because of these powerful antibacterial properties, Manuka Essential Oil is used as an effective way of reducing infections and helping wounds heal more quickly.
Skincare... Because of its powerful antimicrobial and antifungal compounds, Manuka Essential Oil is used for a number of skin conditions. In particular, it has been known to reduce or eliminate acne, minimize scars, and treat skin infections such as ringworm.
Properties: Analgesic, Anesthetic, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antimicrobial, Antiseptic, Antiviral, Deodorant, Expectorant, Immune Stimulant, Nervine, Sedative, Vulnerary
Perfumery Note: Middle
Aroma: Rich, Sweet, and Herbaceous; Less pungent and medicinal than Tea Tree
Blends with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cape Chamomile, Clary Sage,Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, German Chamomile, Grapefruit,Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Patchouli, Peppermint, Scotch Pine,Ravensara, Roman Chamomile, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Tea Tree, and Thyme
Recipes We Love:Treating toenail fungus:
1 oz. Foraha Oil
8 drops Manuka Essential Oil
4 drops Geranium Essential Oil
2 drops Oregano Essential Oil
Mix the essential oils with the Foraha oil and apply directly to the toes in the shower or right after a bath.
1 oz. Argan Oil
18 drops Manuka Essential Oil
Mix the oils together and apply this to your face after washing your skin in the morning and in the evening. Simply allow the oil to absorb into your skin, there's no need to wash it off.
Hormone Balancing Inhalation:
Manuka Essential Oil
All of these essential oils are known to help balance hormones. You can mix and match them as you prefer by using a few drops of each in your diffuser.