Essential Oils A-Z
- Tonic For nervous, respiratory, digestive systems
- Vermifuge Expels intestinal worms
- Vulnerary An agent which helps wounds and sores by external application
- Febrifuge Reduces fever
- Antiseptic Prevents or removes infection
- Sedative Calms the nervous system
- Analgesic Painkilling effect
- Anti-inflammatory Reduces inflammations
A beautiful oil! Digestive Teeth abscesses, diarrhoea, nausea, upset stomach, nervous indigestion, calming for an upset stomach. Muscular soothes inflammations, aches and pains. Nervous Stress, depression, insomnia and also relaxing helping to reduce tension and anxiety and aiding sleep. Reproductive Helps to relieve period pains and premenstrual tension. Skeletal Sooths joint inflammation, arthritis Skin Rashes, allergies, dry skin, eczema and psoriasis Urinary Cystitis and other urinary tract infections. Great for restless leg syndrome ( a neurological disorder characterised by throbbing, pulling, creeping or other unpleasant sensations in the legs and an overwhelming urge to move them).
A small stocky perennial herb, up to 25cm high, with much branched hairy stem, half spreading or creeping. The whole plant has an apple like scent. Native to southern and western Europe; naturalised in North America. Cultivated in England, Belgium, Hungry, United States, Italy and France. The flowers are used and the oil is extracted by steam distillation
Blend for menstrual cramps 6 drops Roman Chamomile 1 drop Rose 3 drops Lavender 3 drop[s Bergamot 3 drops Ylang ylang In 50 ml of a carrier oil or base cream
This herb has had a medical reputation in Europe, especially in the Mediterranean region for over 2000 years, and is still in widespread use. It was used by the ancient Egyptians and the Moors, and it was one of the Saxons nine sacred herbs, which they called ďż˝maythenďż˝ (which is Chamomile). It was also held to be the plants physician since it promoted the health of plants nearby. It is currant in the British pharmacopeia for the treatment of dyspepsia, nausea, anorexia, vomiting in pregnancy, dysmenorrhoea and specifically for flatulent dyspepsia associated with mental stress
Non-toxic Non-irritant May cause dermatitis in some individuals.