Rose

Latin name: Rosa damascena

Function

  • good for the circulatory system, especially the heart
  • relieves stress
  • helps nervous system
  • regulates female reproductive system
  • aids maturing skin

Properties

  • anti-depressant
  • sedative
  • antispasmodic
  • astringent
  • antiseptic

Rose can help open the heart after emotional grief.

 

Sweet Marjoram

Latin name: Origanum majorana

Function

  • good for respiratory issues
  • helps the circulatory system
  • muscle pains
  • stimulates digestion
  • relaxes anxiety, stress, and tension

Properties

  • expectorant
  • anti-viral
  • astringent
  • laxative
  • carminative
  • antispasmodic

Sweet marjoram works well for colds and flu.

Lavender Oil

Latin name: Lavandula angustifolia, Lavandula latifolia, Lavandula x intermedia

Function

  • calming
  • good for headaches, stress, colds, and flu
  • helps heal the skin
  • muscle pain
  • aids PMS symptoms
  • insect repellant

Properties

  • anti-depressant
  • antiseptic
  • anti-viral
  • anti-bacterial
  • expectorant
  • sedative
  • nervine

Lavandula angustifolia is the most common lavender, it is soothing.  Lavandula latifolia is also known as spike lavender and is better for the respiratory and muscular systems.  Lavandula x intermedia is also known as lavendin, it is calming, antiseptic, and anti-viral.