Main Therapeutic Properties
|Part of Plant used:
||Leaves and stems
|Country of Origin:
|Colour of oil:
||Pale yellowish, green
||Fresh, strong, green, feminine
||Top-strong Mid-strong Base-mild
||Do not use all the time - sensitizer
||Geraniol, citronellol, linalol, isomenthone.
|Actions on the body:
||Analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic, cytophylactic, diuretic, tonic, vulnerary.
Very useful in treating jet lag or imbalances brought on by travel.
The Circulatory system:
Helpful in cleansing the blood of impurities, also improves lymphatic drainage, tonic to general circulation of blood and lymph.
The Endocrine system:
The Nervous system:
Eases inflammation of nerve endings.
The Reproductive system:
Use for hormonal imbalance during menstruation, menopause and puberty. Can reduce symptoms of PMS and menopausal experiences of fever, hot flashes, depression, lack of vaginal secretion, can be used to treat inflammation in breast.
The Respiratory system:
Moistening to mucous membranes, dry coughs.
Useful for all skin types, has a balancing action, good for eczema, dermatitis, acne, also useful for sluggish, smokers skin, restores good circulation, aids detoxing.
The Urinary system:
Tonic to kidneys, diuretic.
Useful in treating anxiety, calming, balancing, soothing, it is helpful in reducing physical reactions to stress.