Manuka

Manuka

A small shrub from New Zealand, in the same family as the Eucalyptus and Melaleuca. It thrives in light conditions, likes rich soils and is resistant to lack of water. In spring, it has pretty white or pale pink flowers, which are pleasantly scented. Also known as the New Zealand Tea Tree, its leaves have been used by the Maoris for centuries. The distillation of the leafy branches produces an essential oil with a delicate, floral scent.

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The following summary is for information purposes only: it is a synthesis of the properties described in recognised aromatherapy books and/or in accordance with ancestral and popular traditions. The paragraph on properties* is taken from André Bitsas' course on Holistic Aromatherapy. His courses are given in face-to-face and e-learning. It is in no way a medical information or a list of indications. Presentation We are pleased to offer you an exceptional organic quality manuka essential oil, brought back from New Zealand in our luggage after meeting the producer during a trip. This powerful antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal agent is 20 times more effective than tea tree on certain bacteria and germs and is a real alternative to its Australian counterpart. Properties A natural solution for fighting acne and purifying problem skin, manuka essential oil has a very interesting composition that combines antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and healing properties. It is traditionally used to soothe many skin problems such as eczema, shingles, impetigo, mycosis, abscesses, sunburn and insect bites. Its delicate, floral and aromatic scent will be very pleasant in atmospheric diffusion to purify the air, especially during winter epidemics. Its expectorant properties facilitate respiratory comfort. Uses Natural beauty of the skin Manuka essential oil can be used : - combined with your day oil or cream: 1 drop in your daily care - in a recipe for a purifying face oil or an anti-blemish roll-on, diluted in one or more vegetable oils, at a maximum dosage of 2%. - in a recipe for an anti-blemish face cream, dosed at 2% maximum - in an anti-imperfection moisturising serum with aloe vera gel, dosed at 2% maximum - in a purifying cleanser, for example, one drop in a dose of our Gentle Balance Shower Shampoo Aromatherapy Manuka essential oil can be used : - Air diffusion to purify the air and promote easy breathing, ideal in winter - in a respiratory massage oil recipe, diluted in a vegetable oil and accompanied by essential oils such as ravintsara, niaouli, eucalyptus radiata, cajeput - in an aromatic bath, by mixing the essential oil of manuka with Solubol - in your mouth care recipes (toothpaste, mouthwash)

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