Sourced from private land.  Our manuka is well known for the honey produced from its flowers. The manuka leaf itself is also an important medicine in Rongoa - traditional Maori medicine.

The leaf is rich in tannins and essential oil and is considered to be an astringent and hold anti-spasmodic properties, married with the reported anti-microbial effects of the essential oil may make it useful for digestive upsets.