Calming and regulating
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:
Anti Spasmodic - cramps, colic, nausea, nervous diarrhoea, asthma
Cytophylactic - skin rejuvenation, improving scar tissue, mature skin
Diuretic/Cleansing - toxin build up
Carminative - indigestion, flatulence, sluggish digestion
Liver Tonic - liver damage, addiction
Hypotensive - hypertension
Sedative - panic, shock, hysteria, fear, nervous conditions, insomnia
Apiaceae / Umbelliferae
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Spicy and citrus oils.
Not for use during labour - uterine relaxant
Warm, earthy and musty.
Tall herb with feathery leaves, dense white flowers and orange roots.
Recommended by Culpeper to treat colic and bloating.