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A range of New Zealand made health products inspired by traditional Māori herbal remedies and supported by scientific research.

THE COLLECTION

We have a range of balms, oils, creams & masks for whatever you are after.

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Manuka Water & Kawakawa Toner

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"I tried the 500+ MGO Manuka Honey Manuka Oil Mask last night and highly recommend it if you are looking for an effective natural face product. It left my face feeling super soft and it washed off really easily. I have dry skin but don’t like to put products with lots of chemicals on my face"

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Samantha W

"I have acne prone skin and I’m really careful about what I use to wash my face. This cleanser has done wonders for skin redness. Only has a handful of ingredients and they’re all natural. Highly recommend for acne-prone skin"

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Courtney R

"As someone with super sensitive, dry skin I’m so pleased with this Night Cream! I use only a tiny bit every night after I cleanse and I have found it so moisturising without my skin reacting to it. Has helped me with my dry areas."

★★★★★

Reihana L

Kawakawa

Our multi purpose soothing balm is based on traditional use of kawakawa for irritations, abrasions and pains.

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Kawakawa

Our multi purpose soothing balm is based on traditional use of kawakawa for irritations, abrasions and pains.

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(1)KAWAKAWA

Kawakawa has been used in traditional rongoā Māori for centuries. Kawakawa leaves contain a component called myristicin which helps trigger the release of nitric oxcide from cells. The release of nitric oxcide is the bodys’ anti-inflammatory response which means kawakawa aids the body in responding to inflammation. What this means is that the plant is generally soothing and helps with reduction of blemishes, rashes and skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis.

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(2)MĀNUKA / KĀNUKA

Mānuka oil (Leptospermum scoparium) is rich in triketones, flavonoids and other compounds which give it strong antibacterial and antifungal properties. Mānuka oil is amazing for the skin. It is high in leptospermone, a compound found in the plant species leptospermum scoparium (New Zealand Mānuka). It nourishes your skin with long chain fatty acids, helps maintain skin pH balance, and it is extremely valuable. We grow our own mānuka and steam distill and extract ourselves.

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(3)HARAKEKE

The healing properties of harakeke live in the special compounds in the seed, which we press into an oil. This unique flax seed oil contains 4 healing ingredients, linoleic acid, phytosterols and the fatty acids omega 3 and omega 6. Linoleic acid is famously 'nature’s great moisturiser'. Phytosterols reduce redness and irritation of aggravated skin. Omega 3 and omega 6 are fatty acid chains with antioxidant properties. Omega 6 is known to work with oleic acids to speed cell turnover.

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Our Journal (puka rātaka)

We are inspired by mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge). We write about the science, the flora and important aspects of our culture.

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Kawakawa - Everything you need to know about this amazing native plant

Kawakawa (macropiper excelsum) is a herbaceous shrub with knobbly joints and branching stems native to New Zealand. It has large heart shaped leaves that are a dark green, and sometimes slightly...
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The difference between MGO & UMF Mānuka Honey

As one of the lead producers of high-quality Mānuka honey, we know that the terms MGO and UMF on jars of Mānuka honey puzzle a lot of consumers. In this post, we unveil why they are there, what t...
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How to make Kawakawa Oil

Kawakawa oil is a great oil with a lot of benefits, such as healing skin conditions, making digestive process run naturally, and sealing up wounds. Kawakawa oil is found naturally in the leaves of ...
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7/21 Queen Street
Auckland CBD
Auckland 1010

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