Our Story

Based in the beautiful Coromandel mountains ,manuka  new zealand produces a range of premium quality essential oils, hydrosol and bee products

Ti-Tree is the common name for Leptospermum scoparium and Kunzia ericoides also known as Manuka and Kanuka.

The therapeutic properties of the Manuka Ti-Tree plant were identified by the Maori people centuries ago and only now in the past two decades’ modern science has shown that their uses were legitimate and that the active ingredients in the Manuka oil contain a complex mixture of some 120 natural compounds.

Kanuka oil possesses an entirely different chemistry mainly of monoterpenes which provide decongestant, antiseptic and warming properties.                    

Our Ti-Tree Oil is one of nature’s secrets from New Zealand containing powerful antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties that help combat skin irritation and infections including acne-causing bacteria.

Our Manuka and kanuka tress have a life cycle of approximately 25-30 years They are harvested from this farm in the Coromandel mountains of New Zealand and are in a natural native wild environment.

Our distillation  plant was designed using a three dimensional  software. This provided the computer experts to design the complete plant for greater efficiency using process flow computer simulations as well as the ability to calculate thermal efficiency.

The distillation plant is constructed from high quality stainless steel to ensure the finest quality Ti Tree oil is produced.

Mineral water from an underground aquifer is supplied direct to the  plant bringing natural minerals for the steam distillation of Ti Tree Oil.

The plant is having an upgrade in the coming months and will be running fully on environmentally friendly bio-fuel.

The excess hot water from the plant has been efficiently re-cycled back to the steam generator with substantial cost savings as the water reaches the steam generator at a pre-heated temperature.

Our trees are harvested in the most sustainable fashion which is by hand which causes no stress to the trees, this happens once a year and the trees can re-generate naturally with no intensive planting or machine harvesting methods used on the farm.

 

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