E-489 - Manuka, East Cape (Leptospermum scoparium)
Scent that is herbaceous and spicy with a tinge of floral. Can be used in a diffuser, massage oil, spray mist, bath, steam room or sauna.
Historical Fokelore Application
The native people of New Zealand have used Manuka and Manuka honey for as long as they have inhabited the isle. New Zealand folklore cite its extremely anti-microbial properties and is said to effectively treat multiple types of micro-organisms. As an inhalant it is alleged to clear the mind and facilitate breathing. It is said to be analgesic, anti-fungal, antiseptic, disinfectant.
Botanical Name:Leptospermum scoparium
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Where Grown:New Zealand
Plant Part Used:Steam distilled from leaves.
Blends With:Pine, Ravensare, Thyme, Tea Tree, German Chamomile, Geranium, Litsea Cubeba, Yuzu
How Used:Scent that is herbaceous and spicy with a tinge of floral. Can be used in a diffuser, massage oil, spray mist, bath, steam room or sauna.