Manuka

(USAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

New Zealand Tea Tree.

💊 Profile

The oil of manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) is used for its antimicrobial properties as an alternative to melaleuca oil. It is also used in aromatherapy. Manuka honey has also been used as a wound dressing.
1. Cooper RA, et al. The sensitivity to honey of Gram-positive cocci of clinical significance isolated from wounds. J Appl Microbiol 2002; 93: 857–63
2. Cooper RA, et al. The efficacy of honey in inhibiting strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from infected burns. J Burn Care Rehabil 2002; 23: 366–70
3. English HK, et al. The effects of manuka honey on plaque and gingivitis: a pilot study. J Int Acad Periodontol 2004; 6: 63–7.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: UK: Antiac; Sinose.
Published May 08, 2019.