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one of many (scented) essential oils used in aromatherapy.
oils are generally used in very small quantities, e.g. measured as a
small number of drops of the essential oil in a larger quantity of
an appropriate carrier
Method of Extraction:
Steam distillation (from the or the herb).
Distilled from the seed: apiol, myristicin, tetramethoxyallybenzene,
pinene. Distilled from the herb:
myristicin, phellandrene, myrcene, apiol, terenolene, menthatriene,pinene,
Native to the Mediterranean region and now cultivated in many places,
especially in Europe and Asia.
Where to Buy:
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- Use in moderation. Avoid during pregnancy
For more general
information about Aromatherapy see: Aromatherapy, Aromatherapists, Massage, Carrier
Oils, and Business
Development ideas for Therapists.
As described in Aromatherapy textbooks - this is NOT a medical
product. No medical benefits claimed.
Some essential oils are not safe for use by everyone - consult a
qualified aromatherapist before use.
This Section is about
(as used in Aromatherapy). _
Seed oil used in soaps, detergents, cosmetics
and perfumes. Herb also used as a food flavouring.
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