Manuka Essential Oil
The Manuka tree is a native tree of New Zealand, that the New Zealand people, the Maoris, have used various parts of for centuries, because of its known extraordinary health benefits, especially its remarkable antibacterial qualities. The Maoris use different parts of the tree, including its oil, sap, bark and leaves, and have long known that the Manuka tree helps with a wide range of health support, because of the rich source of sesquiterpenes that are responsible for its incredible antibacterial qualities. The Maoris extract the Manuka Essential Oil through a steam distillation from the tree's leaves and twigs. The Manuka tree is also well known for its extraction of Manuka Honey, which contains the unique antibacterial and cleansing properties as well.
Manuka essential oil is full of natural compounds that have made it highly sought after for its benefits in a broad spectrum of properties, including the following list:
- natural cleanser
As well as being known for its physical properties listed above, Manuka Essential oil has grown a reputation in the aromatherapy world for its ability to assist with anxious feelings. With its woody and clean aroma, there is also a sweet honey undertone, which may be exactly why this oil is known to have such a remarkable calming and soothing effect on the heart and mind.
Used by the Maori people for centuries for its germ-destroying properties, and being known as the New Zealand Tea Tree, you can see how this oil is also used for beautifying the skin. You may enjoy this Do It Yourself facial moisturizing oil, for its ability to help soothe skin blemishes.