Sweet – balsamic scent.
Blends well with: sandalwood, rose, jasmine & black pepper.
Warming & comforting, soothes chesty coughs, good for skin care.
Bath: 5-10 drops. Vaporiser: 3-5 drops. Body & massage:
5 drops/10ml base oil.
Tips: Very comforting for the heart: good for grief, depression & nervous anxiety.
Do not take internally; avoid contact with eyes; seek advice if pregnant; not suitable for babies; store away from children; may cause sensitization.
Further information can be found in Julia Lawless’s book: ‘The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils’ (see BOOKS)
Comments: Used in perfumery to provide a base note with a sweet, balsamic, vanilla character. Acts as a fixative. Add in small increments as too much can overwhelm and obscure a fragrance blend.