Oil Summary: Inula essential oil is well known as the most effective oil for loosening mucous and deep congestion, and useful for acute and chronic respiratory conditions such as coughs, colds, sinusitis, laryngitis and bronchitis. Inula essential oil is extracted from the flower tops of the Inula herb through steam distillation.  It is quite rare and expensive. Regardless, its usefulness in health and wellness cannot be overstated. Moreover, it blends well with many other oils, including Lavender, Rose, Grapefruit, Frankincense, Lemon, and Rosemary. Inula oil’s antispasmodic properties make it a natural remedy for treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), whose symptoms include gas and bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, or constipation. Inula essential oil help relieve muscle spasms and cramps. it is an effective anti-bacterial, that helps to eliminate acne-causing bacteria.

Botanical Name: Inula graveolens

Plant Origin: Morocco

Processing Method: Steam distillation

Plant Part: Flowers-Flowering Tops

Odor and Color: A yellow to green liquid with an herbaceous, floral odor

Contraindication: Dilute before use until you know your tolerance, and keep away from the eyes, inner ears and mucous membranes. Should not be taken internally. Pregnant women or those who are breastfeeding should avoid use. Not recommended for use on burns or open wounds of any kind. Aromatherapists also advise performing a patch test on a small area of the skin before applying it to the rest of your body to avoid any allergic skin reaction.