Kunzea Essential Oil
The Kunzea shrub grows wild in Tasmania and Australia.
- Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Flowering branches/Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Kunzea is comprised of monoterpenes (α-pinene), oxides/ethers (1,8-cineole), and sesquiterpene alcohols (viridiflorol).
- Circulatory: promotes healthy circulation
- Immune System: supports the immune system
- Musculoskeletal: can relieve muscular aches, pains, inflammation, and spasms
- Nervous System: soothing for stress, anxiety, and nervous tension.
- Skin: calms inflamed skin conditions
- Emotional: uplifting and emotionally balancing
- Spiritual: supports the Sacral, Heart, and Throat Chakras focusing on relationships, love, and speaking the truth
- Scent Profile: Top to mid note with a fresh and woody medicinal aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Kunzea can last up to 100 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Woody
- Blends well with: Bergamot, Bergamot Mint, Black Spruce, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Geranium, Helichrysum, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Opopanax, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile, Rosalina, Sandalwood, Spike Lavender, Sweet Orange, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang
- No known issues
Products Using Kunzea Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.