Sensual, uplifting. Anti-depressant. Useful in treating menstrual disorders. A well-known aphrodisiac. Good for skin care.
Description– A very rich, warm, floral fragrance used extensively in perfumes.
Origin and main producers– originally from India, China and Persia. It is now grown in several countries including Morocco, Egypt and France.
Plant part used in extraction– flowers
Caution – a powerful oil so keep doses light. Avoid during pregnancy.
Aromatic lore – Referred to as “mistress of the night” and was an ancient favourite of the Arabs, Indians and Chinese.