Cuminum cyminun, C. odorum (Family, Apiaceae [Umbelliferae])
A sharp, spicy aroma. May be used for those who have mental or physical
exhaustion. Could stimulate the metabolism of those who are obese and/or
have excessive fluid.
Warning May be slightly photosensitising or irritating to some skins.
Cyperus scariosus (Family, Cyperaceae)
This is the sedge grass used to make papyrus, cloth and fragrances.
A tonic for the digestive system and an insect repellent.
Cupressus sempervirens (Family, Cupressaceae)
With its smoky woody fragrance it refreshes, restores and tones. An astringent
oil useful for refreshing and caring for oily and blemished skin, As an
anti-perspirant it is good for sweaty feet. Massage on abdomen during
menstruation and where there is cellulite. Good menopausal oil. Natural
deodorant. Blends well with Lavender and Sandalwood.
Source: leaves and stems, France
Production method: steam distillation
Aromatherapy class: stimulating
Aroma type: coniferous skin type: oily, blemished
Traditional use: insect repellent, antiseptic, astringent, deodorant,
soothing agent, skin conditioner blends well with: bergmot, clary sage,
juniper berry, lavender, lemon, orange, rosemary, sandalwood
Safety Information: FLAMMABLE Main constituents:- Pirene, chmphene, sylvestrene,
Anethum graveolens (Family, Apiaceae [Umbelliferae])
Some say can reduce appetite, and, with fennel and baking soda, is a constituent
of "Gripe Water". (Anti-colic water for the non-British reading
Aster officinalis, Hellenium grandiflorum, Inula helenium (Family, Asteraceae)
AKA Inula. Used for mood uplifting and to help breathing for some asthmatics.