Turnera diffusa (var. aphrodisica)
Nourishing and supportive
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,
Menstrual Regulator - irregular or heavy periods
Diuretic/Cleansing - toxin build up
Central Nervous System Restorative - exhaustion, anxiety, insomnia, chronic fatigue syndrome
Euphoric - depression, chronic conditions, lack of confidence, general unhappiness
Country of origin:
Central and South America
Part of plant used:
Method of extraction:
Rose, Jasmine and Neroli, Spikenard.
Caution - Uterine tonic, avoid first three months of pregnancy
Complex, warm and sweet with a medicinal herby note.
1 meter tall shrub with green leaves and yellow flowers.
Used as a herbal tonic, digestive aid and nerve support - flavours a liquer in Mexico.