Kunzea Oil

As a leading Kunzea Oil supplier, Sustainable Botanicals International wholesale Kunzea Oil is a natural wonder straight from the source. SBI use steam distillation to extract the essential oil from the Kunzea Ambigua shrub, which is sustainably sourced from wild-crafted stock in Tasmania’s North East region, including the remote and beautiful Flinders Island.

The traditional owners of the land have passed down oral histories about the amazing healing properties of Kunzea for thousands of years. The Aboriginal community of Tasmania has used it as an insect repellent and a remedy for a wide range of ailments. Kunzea Essential Oil has also been used to provide temporary relief for arthritis, rheumatism, muscular aches and pains, insect bites and inflammation, and cold and flu symptoms. SBI offers bulk Kunzea Oil in wholesale that is perfect for use in spas or massage rooms, creating a transformative experience that transports you to the heart of nature.

What is Kunzea Oil?

Kunzea Essential Oil is steam-distilled from the leaves and terminal branches of the Kunzea Ambigua plant, where steam is used to extract the volatile components from the plant material. The chemical composition of Kunzea Oil is unique and contains several important components.

What makes Kunzea Essential Oil unique is its high level of alpha-pinene, which gives it a woody and medicinal scent. Other components include 1,8-cineole, globulol, viridiflorol, and aromadendrene, which all contribute to the therapeutic properties of the oil. Inhaling the fragrance is like breathing in the fresh air of Tasmania’s islands.

Extraction Process of Kunzea Oil

Kunzea Essential Oil is extracted using steam distillation. The plant material is cleaned and sorted before being placed in a distillation apparatus. Steam is introduced, causing the oil glands to release aromatic compounds. The steam, carrying the oil, is condensed, and the separated oil is collected. It undergoes further separation to remove impurities. The pure Kunzea Essential Oil is stored in dark, airtight containers to maintain its quality and therapeutic properties.

Key Features and Benefits of Kunzea Oil

  • Anti-inflammatory: Kunzea essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce pain and inflammation in the body.
  • Analgesic: Its analgesic properties helps to reduce the pain and soreness in muscles and joints.
  • Antibacterial: Kunzea Oil has antibacterial properties which fight infections and prevent the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • Relaxing: The oil has a calming effect on the mind and body, making it useful in aromatherapy and massage therapy.
  • Skin Healing: The oil has skin healing properties that can help reduce skin irritation, redness, and inflammation.

Chemical Components of Kunzea Oil

Kunzea Oil contains various chemical components that contribute to its unique properties. Some of the key constituents include:

  • α-pinene: This terpene compound gives Kunzea Essential Oil its fresh, woody, and pine-like aroma. It possesses antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • 1,8-cineole: Also known as eucalyptol, this compound contributes to the refreshing scent of Kunzea Essential Oil. It is used for its respiratory benefits and can help promote clear breathing.
  • Viridiflorol: This sesquiterpene alcohol provides Kunzea Oil with a subtle floral scent. It is believed to have anti-inflammatory and skin-soothing properties.
  • α-terminal: This terpene alcohol is responsible for the sweet and floral notes and known for its calming and relaxing effects.
  • Globulol: This sesquiterpene alcohol has a woody aroma and is found in varying amounts in Kunzea Oil. It is believed to have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Types of Oils with Which Kunzea Oil Easily Blends With

Kunzea Oil blends well with various essential oils, enhancing their aromatic profiles and potential benefits. Some of the types of the oils include:

Botanical Name Kunzea Essential Oil
CAS Number 97553-36-1
INCI Name Kunzea Ambigua Essential Oil
Origin Flinders Island, Tasmania
Plant Part Stems
Extraction Method Steam distilled
Flash Point >55°C
Aroma Mild, Medicinal
Storage Dark, Cool storage
Shelf Life 2 years

FAQ of Kunzea Essential Oil

1. Can I buy Kunzea Oil in bulk?

Yes, SBI offers wholesale options for Kunzea Oil.

2. What should I look for in a Kunzea Oil supplier?

Look for a Kunzea Oil supplier that provides detailed information about the sourcing and manufacturing of their product, such as whether it is sustainably harvested and whether it is organic or wildcrafted.

3. What are the chemical components of Kunzea Oil?

Kunzea Oil contains a variety of chemical components, including alpha-pinene, 1,8-cineole, viridiflorol, and globulol.

4. How is Kunzea Oil used?

Kunzea Oil can be used in a variety of ways, including aromatherapy, massage, and topical application. It is often blended with other essential oils to create unique fragrances.