Main Therapeutic Properties
The Circulatory system: Stimulates general circulation of blood and lymph, supports detoxing by warming the body, increases perspiration, chilblains, poor circulation and varicose veins.
The Digestive system: Promotes the secretion of gastric juices, diarrhea, colic, indigestion, nausea
The Muscular system: Good oil for muscular aches and pains, arthritis, sprains, rheumatism
The Nervous system: Nervous exhaustion
The Reproductive system: Said to be a powerful aphrodisiac. Good in treating impotence, warming quality helps to alleviate cramps and pain brought on with menstruation.
The Respiratory system: Warming, aids the elimination of excess mucous, catarrh, bronchitis, able to reduce fevers, balancing mucous secretion.
Psychology of: Warming, nurturing, esp. during winter. Sedative, calming
The above information is from The Institute of Aromatherapy – Aromatology Theory Course, Materia Medica