Family : Myrtaceae
Habitat : Native to the West Indies, particaularly Dominica
Odour : A fresh Spicy top note with a sweet balsamic undertone
Part of plant used : Leaves
Method of extraction : Steam distillation
Dosha effect of oil : Kapha
Therapeutic indication : Skin care: scalp stimulant, hair rinse of dandruff, greasy, lifeless hair, and premoting growth.
Circulation, Muscles and Joints: Muscular and articular aches and paines, neuralgia, poor circulation, rheumatism, sprains, strains.
Immune System: Colds, flu, infectious diseases.
Mind/Emotions : Stimulating
Safety Data : Moderately toxic due to high eugenol content; A mucous member irritant – use in moderation only. it dose not appear to cause dermal irrtation or sensitizations