Botanical name: Kunzea ambigua; Leptospermum ambiguum
Method of extraction: steam distilled
Part used: aerial parts
Odour: sweet balsamic
The kunzea plant is a tall shrub with pink and white flowers. Animals seek out the plant to sleep under for relief from ticks, hence it's name as the 'tick bush'.
Kunzea essential oil has been found to be beneficial for eczema, rashes, stress, aches, pains, arthritis, influenza, and rheumatism.
It blends well with peppermint, lemon myrtle and lavender.
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General Safety Information:
Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
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