Manuka Oil is obtained from the manuka tree (LeptospermumScoparium) that has plenty of powerful therapeutic actions and possess anti-inflammatory, antifungal, anti-histaminic, anti-allergenic and antibacterial compounds that hinder the bacteria growth in the respiratory system, alleviates fungal infection, rheumatoid condition, sports injuries, urinary system, etc.
Due to its excellent medicinal use, this essential oil has been used since very long time amongst the New Zealand people. It has rich components like as caryophyllene, humulene, linalool, geraniol, and pinene. So, check out the surprising health benefits.
1. Cure Toenail Fungus and Athlete’s Foot
a) Apply manuka oil on your feet and spread it overnight.
b) Now, cover your affected feet with the cotton socks.
c) Leave it for some time to absorb it well.
You Will Need:
a) Hot water
b) 6 drops of Manuka oil
a) Put manuka oil in a bowl of hot water.
b) Soak the feet in this solution for at least 20 minutes.
c) Do this treatment every day.
You Will Need:
a) 5 drops manuka oil
b) Foot bath water
a) Pour few drops into your footbath.
b) Dry your feet and nails with a soft towel.
c) Massage your feet with the diluted oil daily.
Note: Change your socks every day.
2. Rheumatism (Joint/Muscles Pain)
a) Mix manuka oil with any carrier oil.
b) Now, apply it over your feet.
a) Add 8 to 10 drops of manuka essential oil to the bathtub.
b) Now, enjoy the bath and dot his few times per week.
a) Boil its leaves and bark in the warm liquid.
b) Now, rub this over your on rheumatic joints and stiff backs.
3. Cure Respiratory Issues and Congestion
a) Add few drops of manuka essential oil to a bowl filled with warm water.
b) Cover your head using a towel and then inhale the vapors for nearly 5 minutes.
c) For best results, do this several times in a day.
4. Alleviate Mucositis
a) Prepare the mouthwash by adding few drops of manuka oil to a cup of hot water.
b) Now, do gargling with this solution to get significant relief.
5. Cure Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
a) To cure digestive issues, just add manuka oil with any carrier oil (coconut oil, sunflower oil, olive oil, etc.)
b) Now, use this blend to massage your lower abdomen.
c) Do this few times a day to get best results.
6. Lower Stress and Tension
a) Add few drops of this essential on to your daily bath water.
b) Enjoy the bath in the evening time to reduce anxiety and depression.
a) Add manuka oil to an aromatherapy diffuser.
b) Now, put this in your bedroom.
a) Diffuse this oil in your room and chill down.
b) Inhale this via your nose and mouth to relax your stressed body muscles.
7. Cold and Flu
a) Apply manuka oil to the legs, underarms, lymph nodes, and below ears.
b) Repeat this few times to get rid of cold.
a) Apply this to the pained areas on the sole of your feet.
b) Do this few times to enhance your immune system to fight against cold.
8. Heal Backache
a) Add 10 to 15 drops of this oil into your bathing water.
b) Enjoy the bath for approximately 10 minutes.
c) Do this 3 to 4 times every week.
Massage your back with hot manuka oil to get rid of the pain.
9. Treat Mouth Ulcers
a) Dip cotton ball to the manuka oil.
b) Now, apply this to the affected mouth ulcers.
a) Add four drops of this oil to one glass of tepid water
b) Rinse your mouth with this natural mouthwash.
c) Use two times every day.
10. Sore Throat
You Will Need:
a) 4 to 5 drops manuka oil
b) 1 cup tepid water
a) Add manuka oil to water and then gargle with it.
b) Do this twice or thrice daily.
a) Add 3 to 4 drops of this oil to one glass of tepid water.
b) Gargle with this solution every day without swallowing it.