Kanuka Oil

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Kanuka Oil    ( 100% Pure)

Kunzea ericoides

Our Kanuka Oil is steam distilled from the leaves and small stems of wild growing Kunzea ericoides (Kanuka) plants. Because of large scale production and processing the finished product is able to be blended to a high quality, which ensures the user of batch to batch consistency. Kanuka Oil has a pleasant perfume.

General Information

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Product Name:

Kanuka Oil
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Scientific Name:

Kunzea Ericoides Oil
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Product Description:

Steam Distilled Pure Essential Oil of Kanuka
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Source:

Leaves and small stems of wild East Cape Kunzea Ericoides (Kanuka).
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Description of Plant:

A small bushy tree with pointed leaves on full branches. Kanuka is indigenous to New Zealand.
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Harvesting:

All material is hand harvested from sustainable and naturally regenerating stands of Kanuka on the East Cape of New Zealand
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Extraction:

Pure Steam Distillation of freshly chopped plant material
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Functions:

Antibacterial, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory
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Benefits:

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 anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and has a pleasant perfume.
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Common Applications:

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General:

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Aromatherapy, foot care, preparations for prevention of body and foot odour.
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In Aromatherapy:

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Useful for muscular pain relief and to relieve swelling.
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Used for sprains, strains, and sports injuries.
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Helps clear inflammation.
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Used to relax the skin.
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Used as a perfume.
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Safety:

Kanuka is a strong oil and should be diluted in a carrier oil. Use at very low strength children as it may irritate their skin.

These results and specifications are only relative to ManukaOil.com's Kanuka Oil.

Typical Specification

TEST

SPECIFICATIONS

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Appearance (Visual)

Clear Mobile Liquid
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Colour (Visual)

Pale Yellow
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Relative Density @ 20oC

0.890 to 0.895
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Moisture Content (Visual)

No Visible water @ 20oC
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Miscibility with 100% Ethanol @ 20oC

Clear solution with 1 vol. oil to 1 vols. 100% Ethanol
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Assay α - Pinene

665 to 680g/l
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Assay α - Terpinene

44 to 48g/l
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Assay Limonene

10 to 12g/l
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Assay γ - Terpinene

8 to 10g/l
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Assay Leptospermone

3 to 5g/l

These results and specifications are only relative to ManukaOil.com's Kanuka Oil.

Typical Antimicrobial Activity

RESULTS SHOWN ARE THE MAXIMUM CONCENTRATIONS REQUIRED TO EFFECT A COMPLETE KILL

ORGANISM

ORGANISM TYPE

CONCENTRATION OF OIL

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Staphylococcus aureus

gram +ve bacterium
1 : 300
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Streptococcus pyogenes

gram +ve bacterium
1 : 400
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Candida albicans

Yeast
1 : 50
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Trichophyton mentagrophytes

Fungi
1 : 500

These results and specifications are only relative to ManukaOil.com's Kanuka Oil.

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Be certain of the best and purchase your Kanuka Oil from ManukaOil.com

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