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100% PURE & NATURAL
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Parts used: Roots
Chakra Association: Anahata (Heart)
Note Classification: Base to middle
Aroma: Earthy, herbaceous, woody, peppery
Traditional Uses: In Europe it was known as “holy spirit root” or “oil of the angels” as it provided protection from plague. The roots and seeds were burned to purify the air. It was also used in digestive tonics (aperitifs).
Properties: diuretic and detoxifier, hepatic, carminative, expectorant, stimulant, antispasmodic, depurative, emenagogue
Mental & Emotional Effects: Assists in releasing negative emotions and memories. Helps aid in peaceful sleep.
Benefits: Detoxifier for the blood, liver and kidneys. May stimulate or regluate menstruation. May aid in alleviating respiratory infection and stomach discomfort.
Blends well with: Lavender, grapefruit, lemon, chamomile, patchouli, geranium
Other Interesting Notes: It is used in many popular liqueurs for its unique herb flavoring and digestive properties. Can be used in massage to stimulate lymph nodes and help the skin detoxify the body by increasing perspiration. Can be used in a diffuser or a therapeutic steam for respiratory congestion.
Safety Data: Never apply directly to the skin undiluted. For external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals. Has a photosensitizing affect, use caution when applying topically to avoid UV exposure for 24- 48 hours. Avoid during pregnancy.