Properties: restorative, relaxant, antiseptic, antibacterial, antiviral, antihistamine and antidepressant.
|Usage||What it’s good for|
|Added to bathwater||Refreshing and stimulating.|
|Drops on a handkerchief||Improving memory and aiding concentration.|
|Massage||Easing headaches, migraine and vertigo, lifting depression, soothing the digestive system and relieving menstrual cramps and urinary pain.|
|Neat (just one or two drops), mixed with a carrier oil or made into a compress||Insect bites and stings, eczema, cold sores, shingles and boils.|
|As an antiseptic gargle||Relieving sore throats.|
Caution: don’t use before going in the sun. For sensitive skin, dilute well and don’t use for more than a few days at a time. Use within six months of purchase as it’s more likely to cause skin irritation once it has oxidised.