Aka New Zealand Tea Tree
Steam distilled from twigs and leaves of wild plants
in New Zealand
Manuka oil is a pale yellow to colorless liquid with a fresh and herbaceous and somewhat spicy odor.
Manuka is not really a star of perfumery—it’s a traditionally medicinal botanical and the oil is interesting to aromatherapy use.
Are some of the actions aromatherapy links to manuka
He also maintains there is interesting liasons available in perfumery using essential oils such as bergamot, laurel, black pepper, clove, cinnamon, cedar, elemi, ginger, lavender, nutmeg, sandalwood, vetiver and ylang ylang.
I agree, but it depends on which direction your perfumery leanings are. Don’t dismiss manuka!
For quite an interesting source of information from Down Under, please check out the Complete Guide to Aromatherapy
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