Soft, cooling and protecting
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:
Vulnerary - healing cracked skin, excema, cuts and grazes
Liver Tonic - liver damage, addiction
Sedative - panic, shock, hysteria, fear, nervous conditions, insomnia
Anti-inflammatory - rashes, inflamed skin, allergy,
Country of origin:
Germany, Hungary, Croatia
Part of plant used:
Leaves and flowers
Method of extraction:
Sandalwood, Vetiver and sweet scented oils.
Contains camphor - caution for use with anyone experiencing eplieptic or other seizures.
Creamy, sweet, peppery with a note of mint.
A hedgerow herb, 1 meter tall with fern like leaves and pink and white flowers.
Said to have been used by Achilles for treating wounds, the Celts placed the plant under maiden's pillows to invoke dreams of true love.