Aromatherapy – Meet the Lamiaceae family
The Lamiaceae Family(/ˌleɪmiˈeɪsiˌaɪ, -ˌiː/) or Labiatae of flowering plants commonly known as the mint or deadnettlefamily. Many of the plants are aromatic in all parts and include widely used culinary herbs, such as basil, mint, rosemary, sage, savory, marjoram, oregano, hyssop, thyme, lavender, and perilla.
In the second part of the Lamiaceae family series, I would like to explore five more essential oils in this group.
This oil should be used with caution because it is neuro toxic. It is better to use it as a trained therapist. Hysope is said to be anti-inflammatory. It can be useful for asthma, cystitis and sore throat. It can also help relieve eczema.
It has no known contraindications, but there are many other oils that can be used if you are not trained in aromatherapy.
The amount of lavender camphor is about 20%. It is very helpful to help with breathing problems such as bronchitis and laryngitis. It can also be useful for muscle and blood circulation disorders. Lavender can be very useful to relieve insect bites and foot symptoms. However, high levels of camphor should avoid epilepsy and pregnancy.
Melissa (Melissa officinalis)
Melissa is very hard to find and because of this it is quite expensive. Some people are confused because some companies sell a product called Melissa, but Melissa is not true. Usually it is a mixture of oils such as lemons and lemons.
True Melissa is recognized as one of the best essential oils available for illness during pregnancy. It may be helpful to soothe hysteria, indigestion, nausea and stomach upset. It has been found to be highly antiviral and helps protect against viruses such as influenza, herpes, smallpox and mumps.
It has a high aldehyde content which can cause skin irritation.
Marjoram – Sweet (Origanum Marjorana)
Sweet marjoram can be very useful to help with insomnia, especially at high blood pressure. It is a good oil that will warm up and comfort your heart, so it can be useful in cases of pain or loneliness. As a heating oil, it can be used for muscle spasms, rheumatic pains, strains and sprains.
Sweet marjoram can also be useful for digestive disorders such as colic, flatulence, constipation and spasmodic digestion.
It has antispasmodic and emenagant properties that are suitable for painful and rare periods. It can also be used in a warm compress on the abdomen, which helps to reduce menstrual cramps.
Do not take during pregnancy.
Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
Basil can be used for most cardiovascular problems such as arteriosclerosis, hypotension, irregular heart beats and vein veins. It can also be useful for uterine transplantation, painful periods and fever.
Basil is a very good oil for the respiratory system. This may be beneficial for sinus reloading, asthma, bronchitis and flu.
Gastrointestinal discomfort such as vomiting, nausea, hiccups, dyspepsia and stomach cramps may be treated.
Basil is perfect for mental fatigue, head and nerve disorder.
Basil should be avoided during pregnancy.
It is important to keep in mind that none of the above essential oils should be avoided during pregnancy. There are many essential oils that are safe and easy to use, making them easier to use. If you have any questions and do not seek medical advice, contact a qualified aromatherapist.