Clearing and bracing
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:
Topical Circulatory System - muscular aches and pains, stiff muscles, poor circulation
Analgesic - local pain relief
Expectorant - mucous coughs, bronchitis, catarrh
Immune Stimulant - colds, coughs, influenza
Respiratory Tonic - coughs, bronchitis, sinusitis, laryngitis, asthma, panic attachs
Antiseptic, Antimicrobial - bacterial, fungal and viral infections
Mental Stimulant - tiredness, lethargy, poor concentration, poor memory
Antiviral - cold sores, chicken pox, shingles
Country of origin:
Australia and China
Part of plant used:
Method of extraction:
Most citrus oils. Vetiver
Caution - Hypersensitive, avoid diseased, delicate, damaged or children's skin,
Camphoraceous, fresh and balsamic.
Tall evergreen tree with pale blue-green leaves, grey bark and white flowers.
Used by Australian and Tasmanian Aborigines to cure fever, the trees are planted to drain swamps in malarial areas.