Pelargonium graveolens Cymbopogon martini var. martinii Citrus paradisi Myristica fragrans Matricaria chamomilla (chamomilla recutita) Foeniculum vulgare (var. dulce) Citrus bergamia var. communis Elettaria cardomomum Mentha piperita Commiphora myrrha

Kanuka

Leptospermum ericoides
Botanical name: 
Leptospermum ericoides

Clearing and cleansing

Please note: The information below is meant to give a brief outline of how an oil can be applied by a trained aromatherapist.
Please do not use this information as a guide for how to use essential oils at home.

Properties and applications: 
Topical Circulatory System - muscular aches and pains, stiff muscles, poor circulation
Analgesic - local pain relief
Immune Stimulant - colds, coughs, influenza
Antiseptic, Antimicrobial - bacterial, fungal and viral infections
Family: 
Myrtaceae
Country of origin: 
New Zealand
Part of plant used: 
Leaves and twigs
Method of extraction: 
Steam distillation
Blends with: 
Citrus, spice and woody oils.
Chemical character: 
Terpene type
Safety information: 
Caution - Hypersensitive, avoid diseased, delicate, damaged or children's skin,
Odour profile: 
Light, clean and turpentine, hint of banana
Plant description: 
A small, wild growing, bushy tree with pointed leaves and pink-white flowers.
Historical use: 
The Moaris used Kanuka in an infusion to treat head colds.