A colorless or pale yellow mobile fluid with a strong, fresh, minty-herbaceous scent and a woody-balsamic
undertone. It blends well with frankincense, lavender, citronella, oregano, thyme, pine, basil, peppermint,
labdanum, elemi, cedarwood, petitgrain, cinnamon and other spice oils.
Principal Constituents: These are naturally occuring in the essential oil.
- bornyl acetate
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Analgesic, anti-oxidant, antirheumatic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent,
carminative, cephalic, cholagogue, choleretic, cicatrizant, cordial, cytophylactic, diaphoretic, digestive,
diuretic, emmenagogue, fungicidal, hepatic, hypertensive, parasiticide, restorative, rubefacient,
stimulant (circulatory, adrenal cortex, hepatobiliary), stomachic, sudorific, tonic (nervous, general), vulnerary.
Non-toxic, non-irritant (in dilution only), nonsensitizing. Avoid during pregnancy. Not to be used by epileptics.
Contra-indicated in cases of high blood pressure.
Primary Therapy Agent:
Acne, baldness and hair care, congested and dull skin, dandruff, aches and pains, arthritis, debility/poor
muscle tone, gout, muscle stiffness, muscular cramp, poor circulation, low blood pressure, rheumatism, liver
congestion, fever, nervous exhaustion, fatigue, neuralgia, sciatica.
Secondary Therapy Agent:
Eczema, greasy or oily hair/scalp, insect repellent, lice, scabies, slack tissue, cellulitis, edema,
water retention, sprains, strains, asthma, bronchitis, coughs, whooping cough, colic, indigestion, flatulence,
dysmenorrhea, leucorrhea, colds/flu, headache, nervous tension, stress-related conditions.
Important Note: The information on Florapathics.com is
only provided for educational purposes, and further research should be done on each essential oil to be assured
of its proper usage for each individual. Aromatherapy is not meant to be a replacement for care under a qualified
health professional, but should be considered a complimentary modality.