Costmary Essential Oil
Costmary is a beautiful plant which was taken from its inhabitant home of India and bought to Asia Minor. Later, it was carried to majority of Europe and other parts of the world.
Uses & Benefits:
- Costmary oil is used most often in cooking.
- It is also used for healing the health conditions like worms, colds, fever, flu, diarrhea, colds and dysentery.
- The treatment of gas, rheumatism and swelling of a bee sting is also possible by the use of costmary oil.
- The refreshing and clean fragrance of the oil also clears away mental tiredness.
- The smell of the oil also calms some unwanted emotions like hatred, anger and fear.
- The oil is also used in making ointment to heal the sores and ulcers.
Costmary Essential Oil Specification:
Botanical Name: Tanacetum balsamita
Common name: Costmary oil
Mode of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Leaves
Note Classification: Middle
Appearance: Light-yellow to yellow-brown
Organoleptic Properties: Sweet minty aroma
Refractive Index at 20 °C: 1.30 – 1.50
Specific Gravity at 20 °C: 1.030 – 1.050
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage: Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers.
Blends With: Peppermint, Basil, Fennel, Dill
Constituents: beta-thujone, t-dihydrocarvone, c-dihydrocarvone, dihydrocarveol isomer c-carveol and t-carveol