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Horopito-infused oil (2nd of 2)

Horopito-infused oil

Horopito is used in a variety of products, including this horopito-infused avocado oil. Chemists have identified 29 components of horopito’s essential oil, including one called eugenol which is a dental pain killer.

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Nigel Perry, 'Plant extracts - Medicines', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14475/horopito-infused-oil (accessed 8 August 2020)

Story by Nigel Perry, published 24 Sep 2007