(Origin Somalia) - Steam distilled from the oleoresin resulting in a sweet, balsamic aroma. Traditionally used for anxiety, asthma, blemishes, scars and for wrinkles. Reputed to an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antidepressent, astringent, and a sedative. For centuries it has been used in various religions during high mass ceremonies due to its ability to promote a medative state. Also has been known to be an aphrodisiac.
As A Treatment"...It is excellent for use with stress-related conditions and anxiety, due to its ability to have a calming effect on the nervous system..."
A small shrub with white or pale pink flowers. Properties: Antiseptic, astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, diuretic, expectorant, sedative, tonic, uterine, vulnerary.