It has a balsamic effect and an emollient and soothing action on the mucous membrane of the upper airways. Improves tone of voice and hoarseness as recognized by the Ministry of Health.
It is appreciated by Naturopaths as a febrifuge, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory. Useful as an antifungal and to keep the skin healthy in case of cold sores.
It can help keep the scalp clean from dandruff if diluted in shampoo.
Used for massages and frictions, it is useful for muscle pain, rheumatism and headaches.
Also valid as a mosquito repellent, it is used as a starting material to isolate natural Citronella.
Its ability to clean, protect, refresh allows it to affect moods in which disorder and over-excitement prevail. It reconciles at the right pace, giving time to those who believe they don't have enough.
- Room diffuser: choice between 3 and 6 drops in 100 ml. of water
- Suffumigi: 3/4 drops of essential oil emulsified in coarse salt in 1 liter of hot water for 20 minutes. Keep eyes and mouth closed
- Bath tub: 8/10 drops of essential oil emulsified in coarse salt or milk or cream or honey to put in hot water (used to prevent the oil from volatilizing due to the heat)
- Massages: we recommend diluting 2/3 drops of essential oil in a tablespoon of oil vial.
Warnings: Essential oil moderately toxic when taken orally, do not use in case of chronic diseases, pregnant and breastfeeding.
If in doubt consult a doctor/pharmacist.