A bushy plant with small spiky leaves and
pink flowers. Manuka is a plant indigenous to New Zealand.
By steam distillation from the leaves and
small stems of wild plants.
Manuka Oil is antibacterial and antifungal.
Because of its spectrum, particularly against such bacteria as staphylococcus and
streptococcus, and fungi such as T. mentagrophytes, it is ideal for tropical applications.
As an antiseptic and for ulcers.
Useful for muscular pain relief.
It is used as a concentrate against athlete's
foot and ringworm.
Used to relax the skin.
Used as a perfume.
As an active ingredient particularly against
gram positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus and Streptococcus.
Excellent activity against P.acne.
Is used in soaps, creams, shampoos,
"tissue wipes" and antiseptic gels.
IN CRITICAL CARE ENVIRONMENTS:
Because of its high level of activity
particularly against gram positive organisms and its low toxicity, Manuka Oil is an
excellent topical where Staphylococcus and/or Streptococcus are a major concern or where
antisepsis and soothing together are important e.g., where burns are a factor.
Manuka Oil is safe to use and shows almost no
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