- Musky/earthy/spicy, slightly sweet, aids skin complaints, immunostimulant, antibacterial, antifungal, astringent, may ease menopausal sweats, sedative at low dose, stimulant at high dose,, decongestant. Good for perfume base note. Diffuse or place a drop or 2 in hand, rub palms together and cup over nose for 3 minutes. If using on skin, follow with a carrier oil such as coconut, almond, jojoba etc.
Helpful for nerve and muscle pain when heat is not desired. Analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic. Cooling.