Properties: astringent, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antiseptic and an expectorant.
|Usage||What it’s good for|
|Added to a vaporiser/burner or diluted and rubbed into skin||Bronchitis, catarrh, sinusitis, asthma, spasmodic coughs and sore throats. Eases mental fatigue, nervous stress and palpitations. Also an insect repellent.|
|Massage or added to bathwater||Nausea, diarrhoea, neuralgia, indigestion, colic, stomach cramp, dyspepsia, flatulence and travel sickness.|
|Applied to skin (diluted) or as a compress||Oily skin, acne and dermatitis, ringworm, scabies, toothache, headache and muscle fatigue.|
|As a mouthwash (diluted)||Bad breath.|
Caution: not to be used during first three months of pregnancy. Can irritate skin, so dilute well; don’t swallow when using as a mouthwash. Don’t use while taking homeopathic remedies.