Properties and applications:
Topical Circulatory System - muscular aches and pains, stiff muscles, poor circulation
Expectorant - mucous coughs, bronchitis, catarrh
Cytophylactic - skin rejuvenation, improving scar tissue, mature skin
Antiseptic, Antimicrobial - bacterial, fungal and viral infections
Diuretic/Cleansing - toxin build up
Astringent - skin care, excessive perspiration
Euphoric - depression, chronic conditions, lack of confidence, general unhappiness
No known contra-indications.
Woody and balsamic, lightly camphoraceous, hint of vanilla
Tall spreading evergreen, 40 meters high. The ancient trees are becoming an endangered species.
Used in ancient Egyptian rituals, the tree is also venerated in Tibetan medicine.