Botanical Name - Leptospermum scoparium
Aroma - Strong, lemony and pungent
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Leaves and branches
Country of Origin - New Zealand
Chemical constituents - cis calamenene, copaene, (trans) cadina 1,4 diene.
Caution - Avoid in pregnancy or with sensitive skin
Traditional Uses - A powerful oil particularly useful as a disinfectant, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. Manuka has a long history of use by the Maori people and is said by some to be even more effective than tea tree. Use with caution.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association's standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.