Inula Essential Oil
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- Inula graveolens
- Certified Organic
About the Oil: Inula essential oil is calming and relaxing and is a wonderful lung support for healthy upper respirations. Its deep blue color and rich aroma are unique and lovely, absolutely unmatched by any other essential oil.
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ABOUT THE PLANT
Inula Graveolens is part of a a large genus of about 90 species of flowering plants in the Asteraceae family native to Europe, Asia, and Africa. The plants are tall and coarse having daisy-like yellow flowers with narrow petals whose rhizomatous roots are used medicinally. They are mostly perennial andt vary greatly in size, from small species a few centimeters tall to enormous perennials over 3 meters tall. Our Inula essential oil is steam distilled from the roots of Inula graveolens, producing a very unique essential oil in terms of aroma, color and most importantly, therapeutics.
ABOUT THE OIL
Inula essential oil is steam distilled from the roots of Inula graveolens, producing a very unique essential oil in terms of aroma, color and most importantly, therapeutics. To help move out a cold or infection, it is crucial that mucous be broken down, and Inula does this with very small amounts. It the aromatherapy texts, it is mentioned that the concentration necessary is only at odor threshold and no more—so if one can smell it, it should have the desired effect. The oil's cineol aroma is accompanied by pleasant floral notes.
- counteracts oily skin
- clears blemishes
- neutralizes microbes
- aids in the expulsion of mucous
- stimulates the bronchi
- quells coughs
- relaxes cramping
- assists in the tissuecleaning action of the LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
- assists the body's natural eliminatory response
- calms the NERVOUS SYSTEM
- lessens anxiety
- reduces stress
- improves mood
- From an Ayurvedic perspective, this oil would be indicated for access kapha, lethargy, and congestion.
- Direct inhalation, diffuser
- Inula is the premier essential oil for loosening unproductive coughs. While costly, only small amounts are necessary to produce the desired effects. More than likely, the required result can be achieved by simply having the user inhale directly from the bottle, without further diffusion or blending. One of the great features of a highquality Inula is the pleasantness with which this occurs; the aroma is not overly medicinal and makes one want to come back for more.
- In the aromatherapy texts, it is mentioned that the concentration necessary is only at odor threshold and no more – so if one can smell it, it should have the desired effect.
- Sweet Inula helps to relax and can be a sleep support for those times when the mind needs to be quiet.
- Dilute 1:100 in hazelnut oil for oily skin and blemishes.
- DO NOT INGEST.
Inula essential oil is a middle note with fresh, camphoraceous, earthy and sweet tones.
Blends well with Yarrow, Bay Laurel, Lavender.
Generally non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Always test a small amount first for sensitivity or allergic reaction.
It is also a very ""hot"" oil, and should not be allowed to come into direct contact with mucous membranes. Inula graveolens should not be interchanged with Inula helenium; helenium is considered one of the most dangerous oils available for aromatherapy despite its antimicrobial effects.
If pregnant consult with a physician prior to use.