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INGREDIENT IN: LeTranquility
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: anti-fungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatoryc
AFFINITY FOR: digestive system, circulation, immune system, muscles, joints, skin, sacral chakra, nerves
PLANT FAMILY: Lauraceae
PART UTILIZED: leaves
EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distilled
APPLICATION: Like all essential oils from the cinnamomum family, tamala should be diluted well before applying to the skin. Care should also be taken when diffusing this essential oil..
AROMATIC CONSIDERATIONS: Some people claim that cinnamomum tamala is quite similar to Cinnamomum verun but the aromas are quite different. To me, that means that the composition and therapeutic properties are also quite different. Tamala is certainly milder and a bit less pungent.
Emotional / Spiritual / Mental Aspects: Tamala can be beneficial at lifting the spirits and brightening the day. Tamala offers to take us to a place of emotional protection. Tamala benefits the nervous system and should be used for headache and insomnia that is brought on by stress or frayed nerves.
PHYSICAL ASPECTS: Tamala adds important antibacterial and anti-fungal properties to a blend that is for skin irritations and infections. When blending with tamala, it is good to add an oil or two that nourishes the skin such as sandalwood or patchouli. The synergy of this combination will quell the potential skin irritating effects of the tamala. Tamala improves circulation and is useful in the treatment of sore muscles and inflamed joints. This essential oil can bring relief from the pain of arthritis and sprains. Tamala benefits the digestive system and helps to improve appetite. One of the best actions of tamala is on the immune system. It is not an immune stimulant, but nourishes and supports the immune system for the long-term..
GENERAL INFORMATION: amala was used to make a fragrant ointment in ancient Greece. The leaves of this plant are mentioned in a Greek text dating back to the 1st century. Tamala is in the same family as the plant from which laurel leaf essential oil is distilled. Tamala is another plant that is mistakenly referred to and confused with both laurel leaf and bay.
CAUTIONS:Tamala oil is best used in low doses or as part of a blend of essential oils. This essential oil is too strong for use in the tub or shower. It should be used cautiously with children and people with sensitive skin.