Lippia Javanica essential oil organic (Cape verbena) 10 ml

R 99.00

DESCRIPTION

LIPPIA JAVANICA OIL

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EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distillation

PARTS USED: Herb/ leaves and flowers top

ORIGIN: South Africa

COMMON/LOCAL NAMES: Fever tea, Cape verbena, Lemonbush, Koorsbossie (Afr), Musukudu (Tsw), Inzinziniba (Xho), Umsuzwane (Zu), Mumara (Sho).

APPEARANCE: pale to dark orange. 

ODOUR NOTE: highly aromatic, spicy with sweet mango/ granadilla top notes- reminiscent of tropical fruits drink.

QUALITY : 100 % pure and natural  essential oil.

STORAGE CONDITION: SENSITIVE OIL: STORE IN A COOL DARK PLACE

INSTRUCTIONS OF USE

MASSAGES, BODY CARE & BEAUTY

 

• Body massages: +++

• Body care ++  

 

DIFFUSION

 

• Ultrasonic & Steam diffusion: +++    

• Inhalation: ++

• Sprays: +++

 

OTHERS

 

• Homecare: +++

• Perfumery: ++

 

REPORTED BENEFITS & PROPERTIES

• Expectorant, Decongestant: +++

• Antiseptic: +++

• Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory: +++

• Anti-fungal, Insecticide++

• Calming, soothing: +++.

 

TRADITIONALLY USED FOR

Our Lippia javanica essential oil is traditionally used: 

 

  • In diffusers or/ and mixed with a carrier oil, as a support at the onset of flu symptoms, to help ease coughs, chesty conditions, colds, congestions, fevers symptoms.
  • Mixed to a carrier oil for a massage applied to muscles and joints, to help reduce pain and inflammations
  • Mixed to a carrier oil to soothe and calm skin reactions due to insect bites, rashes, viral eruptions, or minor burns
  • Diffused or on pillow, pyjamas collar to induce calm and restful nights
  • As a morale booster in stressful times, in diffusers or inhale from tissues, to calm anxiety, to alleviate depressive states
  • Mixed to a carrier oil, a few drops applied to scalp, to help eliminate parasitic infestations(lice), sanitize, and reduce itches (scabies, dermatitis)
  • As a natural insect repellent, on a cotton ball or square, in closet, pantries and drawers or in a diffuser to keep mosquitos, flees, ticks, moths away.
  • In natural perfumery, use to create after-shave and spicy fruity tropical warm aromatic blend
  • Add to base shampoo or conditioners for a clean scalp treatment.
  • Add to mango butter or to coconut virgin for an fruity coco/mango hair or skin moisturizing treat.

BLENDS WELL WITH

Calm diffusion: with Lavender and Mandarin.

For lice or other scalp itches conditions: with Eucalyptus radiata, Lavender, tea tree

For exotic woody blends: Ylang-ylang, Amyris, West indies bay,

For fresh tonic cocktail of aromas: Litsea cubeba, or citrus (sweet orange, lemon, bergamot neroli…)

To balance spicy aromas: Ginger, Cinnamon bark, Nutmeg, Black pepper essential oils. 

CAUTION


Do not use during the first 3 months of pregnancy / breastfeeding 

Keep out of reach of children and pets.

As a general rule, always perform a skin patch test before using your essential oils for the first time.

 

DO NOT USE UNDILUTED and seek medical and specialist advise when in doubt