Manuka Oil has been treasured for centuries by the Maori people, who are indigenous to New Zealand, where the low shrub originates. Manuka oil can also help restore dry scalp and nails to vibrancy. For those who struggle with reactions to irritants in the atmosphere, manuka oil can help to neutralize these effects. It provides relief for discomfort caused by seasonal illness. For the mind, manuka oil's sweet aroma is calming, p articularly during times of extra worry.