Essential Oil Properties

Essential Oil Properties
Essential oils have many and varied properties and often these terms can be quite confusing. For example what does Analgesic mean? Or terms such as Bechic, Febrifuge, Sudorific?

Well Analgesic means to remove pain and essential oils such as Lavender, Peppermint and Rosemary are known to have Analgesic properties.

Bechic means to ease coughing and the essential oils with this property include Benzoin, Ginger and Sandalwood.

The term Febrifuge refers to combatting a fever and reducing body temperature. Examples of essential oils with this property include Bergamot, Lemon and Verbena.

Sudorific is a term meaning to increase perspiration and some essential oils that will help with this include Fennel, Juniper and Tea Tree.

You can find a full list of Essential oil properties and their meanings here.

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