Family : Apiaceae
Habitat : Europe, Asia, North Africa and North America
Odour : Dry-woody, somewhat Earthy, Spicy, Sweet, Fresh Smell
Part of plant used : Seeds
Method of extraction : Steam Distilled
Dosha effect of oil : Vatta, pitta and kapha
Therapeutic indication : Skin care: Can be used to improve the complextion of the skin and has been described as one of the strongest revitalising essential oils. it is recommened for dull, pallid, lifeless and tired skin which is tired from environmental stress.
Circulation, Muscles and Joints: Accumulation of toxins, arthritis, gout, oedema, rheumatism.
Digestive System: Anaemia, anorexia, colic, indigestion, liver congestion.
Genito-urinary and Endocrine System: Amenorrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, glandular problems, PMT.
Safety Data : Non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitising.