Aromatherapy: P-R

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    Aromatherapy: P-R

    A-C | D-F | G-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S-U | V-X | Y-Z

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    Parsley – Petroselinum crispum….. Protection

    Scent: Fresh
    Color: green
    Extracted From: seeds, leaves, roots
    Aromatherapy Properties: bad breath, gas, urinary tract infections, delayed menstruation

    Patchouli – Pogostemon cablin

    Scent: Spicy, Earthy, woodsy
    Color: Amber
    Extracted From: Dried leaves, branches
    Aromatherapy Properties: Antiseptic

    Pennyroyal – Hedeoma pulegioides….. Increases energy

    Scent: Minty
    Extracted From: leaves, flowers
    Aromatherapy Properties: decongestant, menstrual regulator

    Peppermint – Mentha piperita…… sharpens the conscious mind

    Scent: Minty
    Extracted From: leaves
    Aromatherapy Properties: gas, sore throat, digestive tract problems, stomach ulcers, nausea

    Pine – Pinus spp…… Promotes healing

    Extracted From: needles, inner bark, sap, resin
    Aromatherapy Properties: bronchial congestion, rheumatic pains

    R

    Rose – Rosa spp…… Promotes feelings of love and peace

    Scent: Light, sweet and floral.
    Color: Pale yellow, reddish orange
    Extracted From: petals, hips, root bark
    Aromatherapy Properties: scurvy preventive,antiscorbutic, nervousness

    Rosemary – Rosmarinus officinalis….. Promotes longevity

    Scent: Woodsy
    Extracted From: leaves, flowering tops
    Aromatherapy Properties: hair growth stimulant, dandruff remedy, gas, upset stomach, headache

    Warning: Avoid using Rosemary if you are pregnant, have high blood pressure or epileptic.

    Rosewood – Aniba rosaeodora

    Scent: Sweet, warm, woodsy
    Color: Pale yellow
    Extracted From: Wood chippings
    Aromatherapy Properties: Depression, acne, wrinkles, stress

    Rue – Ruta graveolens….. Calms you down

    Extracted From: leaves

     

    Essential oils and their meanings

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