Key Vibrations: Comfort, Peace, Contentment.
Brings the energy of Hygge - a coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment. It is a warm embrace, the perfect cup of tea, sitting by the fire with a book, a soft pillow, a warm bowl of soup and so on. Use in times when you are need in comfort and being 'held' and uplifted on an emotional level.
Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, against - herpes simplex virus type 2, carminative (relieves flatulence), cell proliferant (encouraging only healthy cells to grow, not scar tissue), cephalic (literally cephalic means,'related to the head', and is used to cure various mind/brain related disorders like weak memory), diuretic, digestive, laxative, nervine (help support the nervous system). Against - arthritis, rheumatoid - arthritis, bronchitis, bruises, chilblains (are the painful inflammation of small blood vessels in your skin that occur in response to repeated exposure to cold), colic, diarrhea, hyperactivity, hypertension, leucorrhea, premenstrual tensions, respiratory infections, sinusitis, muscle spasm, migraines, sprains, ulcers - mouth, vertigo. *
Known colloquially as 'joy of the mountains', it is predominantly warming and a sedative, Nicholas Culpeper (1618-1654) recommends it for 'cold griefs', lowers high blood pressure, promotes vasodilation, supports the autonomic nervous system, John Gerarde (1545–1612) recommends it 'for those who are given to over-much sighing', helps curb excessive sexual impulses. It is said this plant gets its scent from Aphrodite (who it is dedicated to) who touched it with tenderness and brought its scent into the world.
Not recommended for use during pregnancy
It's scent is warm, intoxicating, spicy, soothing, camphoraceous, herbaceous, with woody undertones.
EXTRACTION METHOD ~ Steam Distilled Essential Oil
ORIGIN ~ Hungary
NOTE CLASSIFICATION ~ Middle to Top Note
CONSITUENTS: Myrcene, para-cymene, terpinen-4-ol and alpha-terpineol.
* American College of Health Sciences