Manuka Essential Oil

Leptospermum scoparium

Studied Properties

α-pinene <2%
Calamanene 9-18%
Flavesone 3-8%
Leptospermone 10-20%
Iso-Leptospermone 2-7%
Grandiflorone <1%

APPEARANCE: Clear yellow mobile liquid
ODOUR: Characteristic, spicy, herbaceous, fresh
SPECIFIC GRAVITY @20°C: 0.935 to 0.985
REFRACTIVE INDEX @20°C: 1.490 to 1.510

Common Uses

Mankua Oil has antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antimicrobial properties. It is a valued addition to skin care products, as it moisturizes, protects and soothes the skin. Manuka oil is a powerful ingredient in wound care products. It is great in products aimed at problem and inflamed skin, and helps fight infection while reducing inflammation. Manuka oil has been used for centuries, to help ease muscular aches and pains, also making it useful in massage oils and products aimed at relieving muscle pain. Manuka oil has also been used to help ease respiratory issues. Its antifungal and antibacterial properties are useful in products aimed at fungal infections. It blends well with citrus and floral scents and can make for an effective and unique addition to home cleanser recipes. Manuka oil is relaxing and grounding. Also used in soaps and bath products, hair care, foot care and body care products.

Caution: It is recommended to do a skin patch test to check for a possible allergic reaction, before using certain oils in large quantities on the skin.

Most people will know Manuka for its honey, but the plant also produces a beautiful essential oil. With a fresh, herbaceous, crisp aroma, Manuka oil has been used for centuries to ease muscular aches and pains, to soothe and moisturize skin, and promote healing. Leptospermum scoparium is a fast growing, small tree is native to New Zealand and parts of Australia. The oil is produced by steam distillation of the leaves and small branches. This versatile oil is a powerhouse, with antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory properties among others, with a subtle, calming scent. Manuka oil is a valued ingredient in a wide variety of products including skincare, wound care, hair care and body care, plus products targeting skin irritations and fungal issues. Our Manuka oil has a triketone level of 5+.

More about Manuka Essential Oil

Studied Properties

  • Antibacterial
  • Antifungal
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antimicrobial
  • Grounding

Common Uses

  • Cleaning
  • Body Care
  • Skin Care
  • Hair & Scalp Care
  • Colds & Respiratory
  • Muscles & Joints
  • Massage
  • Cleaning
  • Bath

Feature Constituents

  • calamanene
  • flavesone
  • leptospermone

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