Botanical Name - Lantana camara
Caution - Avoid in pregnancy. Not for use with infants or children. Potential skin irritant. Use with care.
Aroma - Resinous, herbaceous and sage-like
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Flowering tops
Country of Origin - Madagascar
Chemical Constituents - Davanone, b-caryophyllene, sabinene
Uses - Calming, balancing and cooling. Useful with respiratory treatments, and for menstrual health. Excellent in skin care, though best avoided with sensitive skin.
Also known as - Radriaka
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association's standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.