Essential Oil Honeysuckle (15 mL)
Essential Oil Honeysuckle
Aroma: Sweet, calming, soothing, yet vibrant, floral.
Traditional Use: Honeysuckle has had a long history of use dating back many centuries where it was commonly used to treat various respiratory system conditions.
Properties: antispasmodic, diuretic, diaphoretic, expectorant, laxative, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory
How to Use: Inhalation, Diffusion, should mainly be used in Aromatherapy.
Blends well with: jasmine, lavender, sandlewood, bergamot, mandarin, orange, frankincense, champa attar, amber attar and ylang ylang.
Safety: Avoid while pregnant. Not intended for internal use.
HISTORY OF USE
Honeysuckle is a plant which is sometimes called “woodbine”, not to be confused with other plants that are known as woodbine also, as the American Ivy. Honeysuckle is native to eastern Asia and Japan. The flower, seed, and leaves are used for medicine. The scientific name for Honeysuckle is Lonicera japonica. Japanese Honeysuckle is the common name one of the many different types of honeysuckle species. The Japanese honeysuckle is separated easily from the native honeysuckle vines mainly by the leaves. Leaves near tips of the vines of Japanese honeysuckle are not united at the base, as with the leaves of the three native honeysuckles are united at the base, forming a single leaf surrounding the stem.
The Honeysuckle vines readily invade open natural communities, birds often spread the seeds. The Honeysuckle vine is extremely vigorous, twining, woody, and grows to about 2.5m. The flowers are tubular, 35mm long, cream to orange color, very fragrant, appear in pairs, and extremely attractive to host of insects. The fruits are small, blue-black berries, 5-10mm long, and contain a few seeds. The Honeysuckle prefers an environment of rainforests, riparian areas, waste areas and disturbed sites.
- Honeysuckle oil is a popular ingredient in the manufacture of perfumed body oils, skin lotions, soaps and other cosmetics with its sweet and calming fragrance.
- Many cleansing and detoxifying tonics contain honeysuckle oil as it helps clear heat, wind and toxins from the blood and liver.
- The oil is used for treating sore throat, fever, skin blemishes and rashes while its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties help to remove toxins.
- The oil is added to shampoos and conditioners to give hair a silky softness while helping to eliminate dryness and brittleness.
- Used to treat skin rashes, such as poison oak, cuts and abrasions on the skin. Mix a few drops in a carrier oil and massage into affected area.
- An anti-inflammatory; helping with arthritis, sore muscles and joints.
- Has antibiotic properties, therefore is effective in treating infections, colds and flu.
- Relaxing and calming and can be used in massage oil or bath oil.
1. Headache Relief:
The innate anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties of honeysuckle make it a wonderful natural remedy to cure severe headache. Moreover, it is also found to be highly effective in alleviating various intestinal infections. Thanks to its great anti-inflammatory effects.
2. Improved Immunity and Fever Treatment:
Sizzling honeysuckle tea if taken with a little amount of honey can help boost your immune system and help you fight several seasonal heath conditions such as cold and flu naturally. Furthermore, it works like a magic to provide instant relief from high fever and helps soothing sore throats and easing cough.
3. Maintain Blood Sugar Level:
Assistance in the maintenance of blood sugar levels is another most popular heath attribute of this amazing herb.
4. Protection against Viral and Bacterial Infections:
Honeysuckle tea is believed to host certain elements that aid elimination of infection causing germs that cause strep, tuberculosis and salmonella infections.
5. Smooth Respiratory System:
This amazing potion is also known to fight bladder infections and ensure smooth functioning of respiratory system.
The oil extracted from this sweet smelling shrub is a great aromatherapy oil which helps alleviating mental and physical stress, leaving you feeling mentally calm and tranquil.
7. Natural Detoxifier:
This wonderful oil is a natural cleanser and detoxifier that cleans up human liver as we as body from wind, heat and toxins.
8. Skincare Benefits:
Thanks to its excellent antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, honeysuckle oil works wonders to relieve skin rashes, poison ivy and blemishes. Additionally, it is also reported to offer relief from sunburn and minor burns.
9. Gargles and Mouthwash:
Honeysuckle leaves have great astringent abilities and thus they can be used in preparing gargles and mouthwash.
10. Problem-Free Digestive System:
The buds of honeysuckle flower can be efficiently used to treat various digestion related disorders. In addition, researches have highlighted its role in preventing breast cancer.
11. Relief from Nausea:
Last but certainly not the least; honeysuckle tea is very effectual for the patients of hepatitis C as it helps curbing down the pesky nausea and vomiting sensation.
Caution: NEVER USE INTERNALLY without consulting professional medical help
- Not recommended for pregnant women and infants.
Individuals with serious and chronic health issues should consult an expert prior to using oils.
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