Kanuka Essential Oil 100% Pure
||Kanuka essential oil
||Leaves and Flowers
||cineole, sweet and woody
||Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Sandalwood, Myrrh, Vetiver
We source only pure essential oils.
Kanuka is a monoterpene-dominant member of the Kunzea genus. It has a smooth, mellow bouquet that is touched ever-so-slightly by the familiar scent of 1,8 cineole with slightly sweet, woody undertones that become more apparent on the dry-down. It is reminiscent of manuka oil, though it has a somewhat brighter and more traditionally medicinal aroma upon first impressions.
The oil appears to be useful for topical needs that require a soothing touch and may provide a fresh and cleansing note to blends intended to be diffused for wellness. The aroma of this oil would pair quite nicely with brighter citruses such as lemon and even lime with more deeply developed, woody notes serving as the perfect base to anchor kanuka’s more ephemeral quality.
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Kanuka Essential Oil Safety Info
According to Tisserand and Young, there are no known hazards or contraindications. It is an oil at high risk for oxidation and should be stored in a cool dark place. Manuka essential oil should still follow the safety guidelines below. ~ Source: Tisserand, Robert and Young, Rodney. Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals: Churchill Livingstone; 2 edition (December 2, 2013). AZW3 file Reading the full profile for Kanuka Essential Oil is highly recommended by your DeRu Extracts staff.
While we’ve made this clear that we are selling this essential oil to use in your diffuser, your inhaler, or topically (diluted), it is a pure essential oil and can be used as such. With all essential oils:
Never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes (this includes mouth, ear canals, noses, genital regions as well as internal areas). The strength of essential oils can easily damage these soft tissue areas.
Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner.
Keep away from children.
If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).
Oral Safety is only given because many people have been told to take oils internally. Because several people look to us for safety advice, we feel obligated to offer those safety statements, although we do not believe anyone should be ingesting essential oils without being guided by an expert. Experts will take your medical history into account before they suggest oils for you to ingest, diffuse, or use topically.
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