A fresh look at manuka and kanuka essential oils from New Zealand

@article{MaddocksJennings2005AFL,
  title={A fresh look at manuka and kanuka essential oils from New Zealand},
  author={W. Maddocks-Jennings and J. Wilkinson and D. Shillington and H. Cavanagh},
  journal={International Journal of Aromatherapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={141-146}
}
Summary Essential oil is obtained from manuka, Leptospermum scoparium and kanuka, Kunzea ericoides , which are indigenous plants to New Zealand. The oil from these plants has been commercially available to aromatherapists for more than a decade. In this time, attention has been given to the antiseptic and antimicrobial actions of the oils. Of most interest to researchers and aromatherapists is the presence of β-triketones, present in the manuka oil. These triketones are believed to… Expand

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