Scientific name: Petroselinum sativum
Oil origin: Seeds
Extraction: Steam distillation
Aroma: Sweet, warm, woody, herbaceous
Odor strength: Medium
Evaporation: Middle note
Native to the Mediterranean, parsley was valued for its medicinal properties prior to its acceptance as food. It was consumed by Europeans during the middle ages. Charlemagne is reputed to have grown parsley in his garden. The etymology of the world is based in Greek, meaning "rock celery," as parsley is related to celery.
Parsley seed essential oil helps to detoxify the system, exfoliating unwanted toxins from the skin. The astringent properties assist in constricting pores and improving the complexion of the skin. It is an effective antiseptic that cleanses and disinfects wounds and irritations. Additionally, the oil is beneficial for varicose veins, and increases circulation, acts as a scalp and hair tonic, calms muscle spasms, and helps to combat nausea.
Parsley essential oil is antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent, carminative, depurative, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hypotensive, laxative, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, anti-microbial, and anti-rheumatic.
Parsley seed essential oil is an excellent addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, incense, candles, and aromatherapy.
The above statements have not been evaluated by the FDA
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.
|Uses||Pain / Inflammation, Skincare, Antibacterial / Antiviral, Digestion|
|Aroma||Earthy / Herbaceous|