Manuka Be Essential Oil 10ml

East Cape Mānuka

Mānuka is the name given by the Māori to Leptospermum scoparium, a native tree of New Zealand. Our Mānuka oil is grown near Gisborne District, a famous area that produces the strongest oils in medicinal properties. It's known to be more powerful than manuka honey and the oil works well against bacteria, making it a powerful antibacterial agent for skincare.


Product Details

Name: Mānuka (East Cape - North Island)

Scientific Name: Leptospermum scoparium

Method of extraction: Steam distillation

Part of plant: Leaves and twigs

Country of origin: New Zealand (East Cape)

Main Components: b-Triketone (21.7%)




A study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of the essential oil against the Herpes virus. The results showed an efficacy of more than 95% in inhibiting virus replication in vitro. [1] 



The combination of the antimicrobial and healing actions of Manuka essential oil is what makes it so special for skincare.  East Cape Mānuka oil is indicated in cases of cystic, hormonal acne by reducing redness, dry patches and oily skin. Some studies shown that Manuka oil has more antibacterial properties than Tea Tree oil [2]. \n \nThe potency of its antimicrobial properties is what makes this oil such a superstar at healing various skin conditions , from burns and scars to painful skin disorders like eczema. It can help clear infections from scrapes or cuts, too. 


Side effects

Not recommended during pregnancy, breastfeeding and in children under 3 years old. It is recommended to test it on a small area of ​​the forearm at least a day before use to check for possible irritation. If necessary, dilute it before use. 


How to use

Always perform a maximum concentration of 20%, carrying out a test on the arm before using it and associated with a carrier oil. Avoid direct use on the skin as it can cause a sensation of local anesthesia, heat and cold, and be irritating.



[1] Reichling, Jürgen & Koch, Christine & Stahl-Biskup, Elisabeth & Sojka, Cornelia & Schnitzler, Paul. (2006). Virucidal Activity of a β-Triketone-Rich Essential Oil of Leptospermum scoparium (Manuka Oil) Against HSV-1 and HSV-2 in Cell Culture. Planta medica. 71. 1123-7. 10.1055/s-2005-873175. 

[2] Institute of Pharmaceutical / Biology and Hygiene Institute, University of Heidelberg, Germany Hospital of the University of Zurich, Switzerland. (2013). Independent Test Comparisons of New Zealand Manuka vs Australian Tea Tree Essential Oils.

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