- Color: Dark Yellow
- Oil Consistency: Thin
- Perfumery Note: Osmically Balanced (contains Top, Middle & Base Notes)
- Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
- Scent: Rich, sweet, floral, somewhat mimics jasmine
Action: Antidepressant, calmative, aphrodisiac, analgesic, detoxifier, aromatic, antiseptic
Benefits, Indications: Primarily used in perfumery (particularly Oriental-floral scents). Gardenia essential oil is used in aromatherapy, and as a scent in lotions, candles and other products. It is considered to have calming, antidepressant / uplifting qualities, and be good for headaches or dizziness.
A few drops of gardenia added to a bath are thought to be beneficial for insomnia. Gardenia is also considered useful in wound healing – in addition to being considered antibacterial, it has been reported hemostatic – able to assist stopping bleeding when applied (diluted)
. Chemical Constituents: Benzyl acetate, phenyl acetate, linalool, linalyl acetate, terpineol, methyl anthranilate
Precautions: No known contraindications, but care should be taken as with all oils.
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