- Color: Deep Golden Yellow
- Oil Consistency: Thin – Medium
- Perfumery Note: Middle
- Initial Aroma Strength: Medium – Strong
- Scent: Medicinal, fruity, spicy, herbaceous aroma.
Action: Antiseptic, antibiotic, analgesic, antineuralgic, antibacterial (staph, strep, E. coli), antispasmodic, aperitif, astringent, emmenagogue, febrifuge, insecticidal, cholagogue, sedative, stomachic, sudorific, tonic.
Benefits, Indications: This warming oil is often used in aromatherapy since it is a good antiseptic for the respiratory system, perks up the digestive system, settles stomach pain and expels wind, while promoting confidence, courage and insight.
Supplemental Information: Bay and Benzoin Uses
Chemical Constituents: Eugenol, myrcene, chavicol, methyl eugenol, linalool, limonene.
Precautions: Avoid in alcoholism, in hemophilia, in prostate cancer, with kidney and liver problems and if taking anticoagulants. Use in moderation. Moderately toxic and a mucous membrane irritant. Pregnant women should avoid it.
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