Inula Essential Oil
Inula is a bushy, aromatic herb with yellow and/or white flowers.
- Botanical Family: Asteraceae
- Part of Plant Used: Flowers/Herb
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Inula is comprised of esters (bornyl acetate), monoterpene alchols (borneol) and monoterpenes (camphene).
- Respiratory: provides excellent respiratory support
- Emotional: helps with emotional imbalances stemming from grief, bereavement, and emotional trauma
- Spiritual: supports the Sacral, Heart, Throat, and Crown Chakras with relationships, love, truth, and higher levels of consciousness
- Scent Profile: Top note with a light fresh aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Inula can last up to 100 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Herbaceous
- Blends well with: Cajeput, Eucalyptus radiata, Eucalyptus globulus, Green Myrtle, Hyssop, Laurel, Niaouli, Roman Chamomile, Rosalina, Tea Tree, and Thyme ct gerianol
- When diffused for prolonged treatment for chronic respiratory disease, Inula shock may occur.
Products Using Inula Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.