Kanuka organic essential oil has a sweet pleasant aroma that is well rounded.
This oil can be used just like the Australian Tea Tree oil as it has similar properties yet is more rounded and balanced.
Kanuka has exceptional deep penetrating qualities that makes it very effective as an anti-inflammatory. This oil works very well as a pain reliever as it gets right into the joints and muscles.
It is ideal for steam inhalations to ward off viral infections and chills, or as a relaxer before going to bed.
If there is an outbreak of head lice in your whanau try this oil. People who have tried it use it in preference to putting large amounts of chemicals on their children’s heads. Kanuka oil can be mixed with water, shaken and sprayed onto the scalp.
Botanical Name: Kunzea Ericoides
Country of origin: New Zealand – Coromandel
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Parts typically used: Leaves and small stems
Description: Light yellow to clear liquid with a sweet pleasant aroma that is well rounded.
Organic Certifier: Bio-Gro
Kanuka is a lighter oil, on the density scale around 10, compared to Manuka which is around 15. Being smaller and lighter the Kanuka oil molecules penetrate the skin and muscle tissue faster and deeper than Manuka. Manuka needs to be blended with other oils to get the same results or it will just sit on the skins surface. With it’s exceptional deep penetrating qualities not only is Kanuka very effective as an anti-inflammatory it also works well as a pain reliever as it gets right into the joints and muscles. It is ideal for steam inhalations to ward off viral infections and chills, or as a relaxer before going to bed. Best of all it is truly a New Zealand oil which is very worthy of supporting.
Actions: Antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antiseptic, anti-viral, antifungal and natural insecticide. It has exceptional deep penetrating qualities.
Special use: Kanuka was used originally by Maori for pain and inflammation relief, skin diseases, and to promote calmness and sleep. It is a fabulous idea to keep Kanuka oil in your medicine cabinet or first aid kit as it has so many uses.
Blends Well With: Manuka, Tea Tree Fragonia Lavender, Rosemary and Spice oils.
Aromatherapy / Home Use
Immune System: Colds & flu, Cold sores, Nasal sores, Sore throats. General Infections, herpes, Nappy Rash, Burns.
Skin & Hair Care: Acne, Skin infections, Atheltes foot, Cold sores, School sores, Candida infections and skin conditions. Treatment of Nits & Head lice. Mouth ulcers, Sore gums, Plaque, Bad breath. Insect repellant,
Circulatory Muscles & Joints: Sore & Brused Muscles, Arthritis, Stiff joints.
General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations
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