Manuka Oil is produced from the tiny branches and leaves of the Manuka tree, offcially called as Leptospermum scoparium. The Manuka Tree forms the native vegetation of New Zealand.Manuka Oil contains Isoleptospermone, Leptospermone, and Flavesone. The oil is colorless and has a rich, sweet herbaceous aroma. It is widely by cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries in many countries. The synergistic effects of Sesquiterpenes and Triketones can be attributed to the high anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-septic of Manuka oil.
|Scientific Name||:||Leptospermum scoparium|
|Country of Origin||:||New Zealand|
|Colour and odor||:||Sweet rich herbaceous odor|
|Extraction Method||:||By Steam Distillation Method|
The best products like soaps and powders prepared from this oil diminish body and foot odor. It is used as an effective home remedy to get rid of dandruff, head lice and scalp infections.This oil is used in the cosmetic industries around the world in making skin and body care products, creams, body oils, soaps, antibacterial lotions, and shampoos. It is also successfully used by companies to produce aromatherapy products like bath oils, light rings, towel scenting, incense, spa's, facial hair treatments, , laundry, steams, and more.
Manuka is an amazing essential oil to cure acne, with active compounds, that are mildly anti-inflammatory, anaesthetic, antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal. Manuka oil helps in eliminating certainfungi,, yeast and bacteria that cause toe-nail fungus, and other foot infections. Some German aroma therapists claim that this oil is benefits people suffering from stress and anxiety by calming the mind and soul. For centuries this oil is used for back aches, stiff joints, and other pains related to muscles and bones. Manuka oil is used in inhalers and vapours to help in respiratory conditions such as cough,cold, and bronchitis. The antimicrobial activity of manuka oil helps in fighting organisms causing acne, blemishes, pimples, ring worm, rashes, insect bites, sun burn, canker sores, boils, and bed sores. Ayurveda and Homeopath doctors use of manuka oil , in making medicines that are effective in the treatment of diseases of the digestive system and the respiratory system and several mental and physical problems in the body.
Manuka oilblends wellbergamot, black pepper, clary sage, cypress, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, basil, lemon, litsea cubeba, marjoram, patchouli, peppermint, pine, ravensara, rosemary, sage, sandalwood, tea tree, thyme, chamomile, orange, eucalyptus and petitgrain
I have suffered from acne since I was a teenager and Manuka Oil finally gave me the clear skin I was looking for. I thought maybe it was just a coincidence; not sure how it works for teen acne, but for my adult acne it is very effective.
- Mark King