Immortelle Absolute is a useful oil in both aromatherapy and perfume making.
When diluted in a carrier oil for massage it makes a lovely muscle & joint ease, soothing painful areas and loosening stiffened joints. It may also help with respiratory and digestive problems.
It has similar actions when burned or vaporised and it may also have a lovely relaxing and de-stressing effect.
When blended in a cream or lotion it may help slow the signs of ageing, help with dermatitis and acne and aid the healing of scars.
In perfumery Immortelle is used as a fixative and brings a rich, floral tea-like scent to the blend.
Please note that Immortelle is a thick, resinous liquid which requires gentle warming before it can be poured.
Has a rich, floral, tea-like scent.
Anti-inflamatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, expectorant, fungicidal
Nerol and neryl acetate (30-50%0< geraniol, pinene, linalol, isovaleric aldehyde, sesquiterpenes, furfurol and eugenol among others.
Used in Europe to treat asthma, chronic bronchitis and whooping cough. Also headaches, migraine and skin conditions.
DILUTE TO 3% OR LESS IN A CARRIER OIL BEFORE SKIN APPLICATION. KEEP OUT OF EYES. DO NOT SWALLOW.
'In Europe it is used for respiratory complaints such as asthma, chronic bronchitis and whooping cough; also for headaches, migraine, liver ailments and skin conditions including burns, allergies and psoriasis. Usually taken in the form of a decoction or infusion' - an excerpt taken from 'Complete Essential Oils' by Julia Lawless