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kunzea (kunzea ambigua) essential oil

kunzea (kunzea ambigua) essential oil

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kunzea (kunzea ambigua) essential oil

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Plant description

Latin Name : Kunzea ambigua
English Name : Kunzea
French Name : Kunzea
Family : Myrtaceae
Origin : Australia

History and Origin

Kunzea is a shrub growing wild in Australia. It can reach up to 5 meters in height and width. Its small flowers are white and soft-looking because of the etamins being longer than the petals and abundant. Early settlers saw that native animals took refuge under this plant to sleep in order to get rid of ticks, hence its name "tick bush". Kunzea is often used as a shelterbelt or to stabilize sand dunes. Traditionally, Kunzea essential oil is used to treat respiratory problems. It is also known to bring courage and to strengthen both body and mind.

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Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part :  Leafy twigs
Extraction : Steam distillation
Oil Characteristics : Clear mobile liquid colorless to pale yellow. The aroma is floral and camphoric, very specific, with a base note reminiscent of beeswax. 
Properties : Antiviral, antioxidant, decongestant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antimycotic, purifying, stimulant and tonic. Balancing, positivant.
Indications : 

Viral infections (cold, flu, etc.), bronchial congestion and breathing difficulties, chronic inflammatory conditions, infections and skin inflammation (mycosis, itchy skin, etc.). Chronic pain, seasonal depression, chronic fatigue, migraines, dependencies. Stress and anxiety.

Energetic and emotional effect :

Kunzea symbolizes masculine energy or yang. It plays an important role in the acceptance of physical pain; helping soothe and relieve tension. Kunzea brings courage and determination. Its energizing effect is powerful, consequently it increases resilience.

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In diffusion to purify air.


Fresh and strong head note with a very round base note.


Eucalyptus, sandalwood, lemon myrtle, rosalina, tea tree.With fragonia essential oil which symbolize feminine energy or Yin. Associated with each other they represent perfect harmony like the Chinese symbol of Tao (Yin and Yang). 

Safety Data and Contraindications

  • Avoid during first three months of pregnancy.

  • It is recommended to make a skin test before using it.



Lot S-KUAMAUS10R (2016/03)


Monoterpene : α-pinene (43,79 %)

Sesquiterpenes : bicyclogermacrene (3,05 %), ledene (2,41 %)

Sesquiterpenols : globulol (1,66 %), viridiflorol (10,82 %)

Oxide : 1,8 cineol (14,36 %)

Monoterpenol : α-terpineol (1,80 %)

Documentation and References

  • AROMA-ZONE, MAILLARD, Aude, Le grand guide de l’aromathérapie et des soins beauté naturels, Éditions J’ai lu.
  • FRANCHOMME, Pierre, La science des huiles essentielles médicinales, Guy Trédaniel Éditeur.
  • TREVENA, Greg, A guide to Australian Native Essential Oils, Essentially Australia.
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