Manuka extracts have long been used by New Zealand’s Maori people as remedies for all sorts of health issues. These include stomach complaints, skin problems, oral infections and as a treatment for a high fever. Modern science has now caught up with these ancient beliefs and can demonstrate the magical New Zealand manuka tree is just as the Maori believed.
So, what’s so amazing about manuka oil?
Bites and stings
Manuka oil helps with bites or stings. It has antibacterial properties. TIP: the easiest away to apply manuka oil is with ManukaRx ointment, a natural skin ointment with everything you need in the tube, ready to use.
Dandruff can be caused by a number of things, including scalp inflammation, dry skin, product build-up, or psoriasis and eczema. Manuka oil will assist in removing bacteria on your scalp and that means helping to fight bacteria that might be present. TIP: Give yourself a scalp massage with ManukaRx, a natural skin ointment, then leave it in overnight.
Otago University conducted a study showing that manuka oil fights the bacteria that cause acne. Applied to the affected areas, ManukaRx will minimise inflammation and and help to prevent the incidence of acne. TIP: Apply a dab of Manuka oil natural skin ointment to affected areas after cleansing. Rub in gently.
Athletes foot is caused by a fungus called trichophyton. It grows best in warm damp environments, which is why it thrives on feet and especially in between toes. Alongside good hygiene practices, use of manuka oil will freshen the skin and reduce the possibility of recurrences. TIP: Apply a little ManukaRx natural skin ointment between your toes each day after showering.
The anti-bacterial properties of manuka oil can help ease minor burns quickly and easily, and reduce the risk of scarring. TIP: Cool the affected area thoroughly with running water, then apply ManukaRx ointment.