Ingredients Highlight - Manuka Oil
What is Manuka Oil?
Manuka Oil is nature’s gift to us as a potent skin protector. It is powerful in combating skin irritations and infections and protecting the skin from bacteria. Manuka Oil is extracted from the leaves, branches, and flowers of the Manuka tree native to New Zealand and Australia. Prized for its antimicrobial, anti-parasitic, and anti-inflammatory effects. it has been used by indigenous people for centuries.
Manuka Oil Benefits
Found in the Te Araroa region of the East Cape of New Zealand, studies have shown Manuka Oil to be up to 33% stronger than Tea Tree Oil against some bacteria For centuries, New Zealand Maori have used Manuka Oil to treat everything from rheumatism and fevers to burns and skin disorders, harnessing its unique healing properties. Active and highly potent, Living Nature’s 100% Pure Manuka Oil is an essential addition to any household and first aid kit. This versatile oil can be used directly or diluted to assist with a variety of conditions.
Living Nature’s 100% Pure Manuka Oil can be used as an air purifier by adding 1 - 2 drops to beeswax or water in an essential oil diffuser.
For a natural hand sanitizer, add 1 - 2 drops to your hand cream or directly onto your hands after washing with soap and water.
For blemishes and acne-prone skin, Manuka Oil is an effective spot treatment. Simply drop 1-2 drops of Manuka oil onto a cotton tip and apply twice daily to the affected area.
1) Reduces Acne, Scars, And Burns
One of the things Manuka oil is most famous for is its capacity for wound healing. Many people who suffer from cystic hormonal acne swear by its antimicrobial properties for wiping away their redness, dry patches, or oily pores!
2) Soothes Hair, Skin, And Nails
Manuka oil benefits don’t stop at alleviating inflammation and wound healing. It not only helps your skin heal, but it makes it feel and look better, too! Manuka oil has substantial soothing benefits to the senses and the skin. For example, applying Manuka oil to your dry, itchy scalp can mitigate some of the irritation.
3) Acts As A Natural Deodorant
What’s that smell? Well, if it’s wonderfully floral, light, and sweet, the answer is Manuka oil! The best way to help prevent that unwanted smell is by applying Manuka oil to your skin every day. Manuka oil diluted to .03 - .05% is a great place to start, just to ensure that your skin isn’t irritated by its potent powers. You can also add the oil to your body wash or soak it up in a luxurious bubble bath. Really any method you prefer will help infuse this oil into your skin. Then watch (or sniff) as the magic happens!
4) Can Be Used As A Natural Herbicide And Pesticide
Manuka oil benefits don’t stop with your skin. It’s great for use in and around your home, too! With all the negative impact weeds and bugs can have on small-batch crops or even your little vegetable patch, we highly recommend incorporating a small amount of Manuka oil into the soil of your garden.
5) Disinfects Surfaces
Believe it or not, Manuka oil makes a really great disinfectant for the surfaces around your house. Whether it’s spills or dust, Manuka oil can add that extra punch to your cleaning routine.
6) Great For Aromatherapy
Manuka oil is as good for you on the inside as it is on the outside. It’s been shown to help alleviate stress and pain and soothe your mood. You can diffuse Manuka oil on its own or with a combination of other oils for a floral, comforting scent to help you relax and unwind.