Family : Asteraceae
Habitat : Native to northern india; cultivated in and southwest China. The oil is mainly produced in India.
Odour : Soft, woody-musty, extremely tenacious odour
Part of plant used : Roots
Method of extraction : Steam Distilled
Dosha effect of oil : Vatta
Therapeutic indication : Respiratory System: Asthma, bronchitis, spasmodic cough
Digestive System: Flatulence, indigestion, spasm
Nervous System: Debility, nervous exhaustion and stress-related conditions.
Safety Data : Non-toxic, non-irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals. Subject to frequent adulteration.