Balancing, sensual and grounding
Please note: The information below is meant to give a brief outline of how an oil can be applied by a trained aromatherapist.
Please do not use this information as a guide for how to use essential oils at home.
Properties and applications:
Digestive Tonic - constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, IBS, sluggish digestion,
Cytophylactic - skin rejuvenation, improving scar tissue, mature skin
Antidepressant - anxiety, nervous tension, lack of confidence, low self esteem, depression
Diuretic/Cleansing - toxin build up
Central Nervous System Restorative - exhaustion, anxiety, insomnia, chronic fatigue syndrome
Cicatrisant - dermatitis, psoriasis, boils, acne, cold sores
Astringent - skin care, excessive perspiration
Anti-inflammatory - rashes, inflamed skin, allergy,
Country of origin:
India, Indonesia, Philippines
Part of plant used:
Method of extraction:
Sweet florals, spicy oils - is dominant in a blend with a lingering scent.
No known contra-indications.
Rich, earthy, woody, peaty, sweet and musky.
Bushy herb with white and purple flowers, and furry leaves.
Used as an antidote to snake and insect bites, a skin care herb and scent of the hippy era of the 1960's.