Essential oil - Kunzéa

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Kunzea - Essential Oil


Size: 5 ml  

Certified pure  

Origin: Australia 


Kunzea is a small white flowered tree that can grow up to 2000 meters above sea level, when it covers the ground in abundance, resembling a carpet of snow.1 It is considered a natural treasure in Australia and was named after the German botanist, entomologist and physician Gustav Kunze (1793-1851). This tree, also commonly known as the "tick bush", is said to serve as a refuge for animals to sleep in to protect themselves from biting insects.2 

Dr. Daniel Pénoël, a pioneering French physician in medical aromatherapy and a scientist who studies the therapeutic use of essential oils, described the organic composition of Kunzea as very rare; on average, the percentage of alpha-pinene (a powerful antiseptic constituent) in Kunzea oil is higher than that of cineole (a powerful antiviral constituent). He also mentions that the composition of the different constituents of this oil is particularly important for reducing inflammation  linked with auto-immune diseases, in particular Crohn's disease..3 A beautiful and versatile oil to discover! 


Recipes & Impressions - Yours  


Louise G.: "I use them daily with and without the diffuser, the Kunzea oil at bedtime on the solar plexus and on the wrist, wow what a soothing effect. Thank you!" 


My properties: 


Antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antimycotic, antiviral, soothing, respiratory decongestant, nervous balancing, expectorant, positive, comforting, immune stimulant, stimulant, psychic tonic. 




Olfaction, Diffusion, Bath, Skin application. 


My botanical name: Kunzea ambigua 

My family: Myrtaceae 

My color: Colorless to very light yellow 

My odor: Fresh, sweet, slightly spicy 

Synergy: Eucalyptus, Lavender, Mandarin, Niaouli, Orange, Pine, Ravintsara, Sandalwood 



  • Before using any product containing essential oils, please check and follow the precautions, warnings and contraindications.

  • Before using an essential oil, if in doubt, here is a tolerance test that allows you to check your sensitivity to essential oils. Simply place 3 drops of the essential oil mixture in the hollow of the elbow or wrist and wait a few minutes for a topical reaction, or up to 48 hours for an allergic reaction. Caution: do not use essential oils that are said to be dermocaustic or phototoxic, as they may cause burns on the skin.

  • Do not apply them pure on the skin or on the mucous membranes.

  • Avoid any contact with the eyes.

  • Respect the recommended doses.

  • Keep out of reach of children.  


Note: the properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference books or websites in aromatherapy. They are regularly found there and for many confirmed by observations in scientific environment. However, this information is given for information purposes only, and in no way constitutes medical information, nor does it engage our responsibility. For any use in a therapeutic purpose, consult a health professional.  


Notice: although natural, essential oils are active products that require responsible handling. In no case will Maison Jacynthe be held responsible for the consequences of an incorrect or careless application of these products or the methods presented.  






3. Pénoël, Dr Daniel. L’aromathérapie quantique : pour se réaliser avec les huiles essentielles. Tredaniel (17 mai 20216) ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎2813209066 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-2813209061.

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Essential oil - Kunzéa