Essential Oil of Frangipani, Red (Plumeria rubra)
Origin: Native to Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America
Plant description: Deciduous shrubs and small trees with flowers that are large, fragrant and red, blooming during summer and fall.
Part of plant used for essential oil: Flowers
Extraction method: Cold press or solvent
Main Chemical Constituents: Alkanoic acids, benzyl salicylate, benzyl benzoate, and 2-phenylethyl benzoate, (e)-nerolidol and geraniol
PRECAUTIONS: There are not very many studies on this oil, however it is an emmenagogue so it is recommended not to use during pregnancy, while breastfeeding, or when suffering from any illness.
PROPERTIES: Antiphlogistic, antipruritic, antioxidant, astringent, aphrodisiac, emmenagogue, cephalic, emollient,
Circulation/Muscles/Joints: Relieves inflammation, headache, back pain and tinnitus. Relaxes nerves and muscles
Immune System: Reduces fevers
Nervous system: Relaxing to the ANS
Mental/Emotional: Heightens senses and gives a feeling of renewal as it refreshes the mind, and relieves stress.
Skin care: Soothes and softens dry and cracked skin and relieves itching
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