About Manuka


Manuka, one of nature’s powerhouse botanicals doesn’t need much introduction. It is known all around the planet and when its name is heard, instant visions of medicinal and therapeutical spring to mind. Manuka actions are, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anxiolytic, astringent, diuretic, alterative, febrifuge, spasmolytic, anti-allergenic, antifungal.

Manuka is also known as tea tree because early colonists in Aotearoa New Zealand used its aromatic foliage as an alternative to tea. Captain Cook also used it to make tea, he liked the bitter taste.

Māori have used Manuka for generations to treat kidney and urinary problems, fevers, rheumatism / stiffening joints, diarrhoea, stimulate appetite, digestive problems, colic, worms, blood disorders, halitosis, chest congestion, asthma, bronchitis, sinus problems, haemorrhoids. Also used as a mouth wash or gargle for gingivitis and to promote oral hygiene.


Disclaimer. Natures Therapeutics Limited™ makes no claims regarding any of our products however, Kawakawa, Manuka and Kūmarahou have been successfully used historically to treat many ailments and conditions. Our range is a product of both tradition and science coming together to provide a modern delivery of ancient well-being techniques.