It is known for its intoxicating effect on cats and is used as a relaxant and sleep aid for humans. It is a very effective insect repellent. It is cultivated in Canada for the sole purpose of hydrosol distillation. It is a herbaceous perennial, is native to Asia and Europe. This hydrosol is very calming, balancing and relaxing.
Blends with: Geranium, lavender, clary sage, ylang ylang, eucalyptus, lemongrass, rosemary and cedarwood virginiana.
Constituents: dimethyl, piperitone, thymol methylether, hexenyl benzoate, humulene oxide.
- It can be used as a relaxing mist or as a spray mist insect repellent blend.
- It is used for soothing lung congestion anmd easing spastic coughs caused by cold, flu or seasonal allergies.
- It is used to reduce nervousness or anxiety and can help relieve headaches caused by nervous tension.
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