AROMATIC & THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH REPORTED: energizing, invigorating, memory loss, sense enhancing, stimulating, warming, analgesic, antibacterial, antibiotic, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, asthma, bladder infections, bronchitis, catarrh, colds, cystitis, diverticulosis, fibrositis, flatulence, frostbite, hay fever, heartburns, influenza, insect repellent, lumbago, moth repellent, muscle relaxant, nausea, neuralgia, osteoporosis, pelvic pain, raises blood pressure, rheumatism, sedative, sinusitis, sprains, toothaches, upper abdominal pain. It is also claimed by some to be useful in treating viral hepatitis.
BLENDS WELL WITH: balsam de peru, bay laurel, bergamot, cade, cardamom, cinnamon bark, clary sage, ginger, hyssop, lavender, lemon, nutmeg, patchouli, peppermint, ravensara, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, sweet orange, tea tree, ylang ylang.
SAFETY WARNINGS: May inhibit blood clotting. Can be a mucous membrane irritant. May interact with pethidine, MAO's and SSRI's. Do not use on diseased or damaged skin. Do not use on children under 2 years of age. Maximum dermal usage 0.5%. (Essential Oil Safety, 2nd Edition by Tisserand, page 255) Can be toxic in large amounts. Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Always use carrier oil when applying to skin.