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  • Additional Name(s): White Tea Tree
  • Color: Pale Yellow
  • Oil Consistency: Thin
  • Perfumery Note: Middle
  • Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
  • Scent: Sweet, herbaceous, earthy, similar to the aroma of Manuka.

Action: antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiviral

Benefits, Indications: Acne, athlete's foot, candida, chicken pox, cold sores, colds, corns, cuts, flu, insect bites, itching, migraine, oily skin, ringworm, sinusitis, sores, spots, urethritis, warts, whooping cough. Kanuka was used originally by the Maori people of New Zealand for pain and inflammation relief, skin diseases, and to promote calmness and sleep.

Kanuka essential oil is antifungal, anti-inflammatory and has a pleasant perfume. For the relief of swelling and muscular pain, skin problems, for sprains, strains and sports injuries. Helps clear inflammation.

Chemical Constituents: alpha-Pinene, viridiflorol, limonene, cineol

Companion Oils: lavender, clary sage, lemon, marjoram, nutmeg, pine, rosemary

Precautions: Kanuka is a strong oil and should be diluted in a carrier oil. Use at very low strength for children as it may irritate their skin. Not recommended for use during pregnancy.

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