Honeysuckle essential oil is derived from the colorful flowers of the honeysuckle plant, and it is largely used in TCM (Tradicional Chinese Medicine) as an anti-inflammatory. It soothes headaches, reduces inflammation, protects the skin and boosts hair strength.
In skincare, Honeysuckle essential oil soothes inflamed skin, relieves skin rashes, lightens pigmentation, and controls blemishes. It is also a good antibacterial for treating burns, scrapes, and cuts. This beautiful oil is used in Aromatherapy for anxiety and depression.
Botanical Name: Lonicera japonica
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation of the flowers
Aroma: exotic, fresh, sweet, flowery
Yield: up to 1.6%
Blends well with: Jasmine, ylang-ylang, lavender, sandalwood, bergamot, mandarin, orange, Bergamot, neroli and frankincense
Therapeutic properties: Antidepressant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, bactericidal, sedative, tonic
HOW TO USE
To calm nerves, promote sleep burn 1-2 drops every 5 hours.
Dilute 1-3 drops every 5 ml of carrier oil for a body and foot massage; 3-8 drops for headaches
Add 1% oil essential oil to face