Essential Oil Profile: Parsley

Parsley

Latin Name: Petroselinum sativa

Family: Apiaceae

Plant Part: Plant

Method: Distillation

Note/Element: Note: Middle Element:  Wood

Functional Groups: Ether, Aldehyde, Terpene

Type: Stimulating

Ayurvedic Doshas: Kapha

Scent: Herbaccous, green

For Skin Type: Broken blood vessels

Cautions: Not during pregnancy or nursing. Not during heavy menstrual flow. Hepatotoxic.

Physical Uses: Stomach cramps, indigestion , flatulence, hemmorrhoids, bruises, sore muscles and joints, cellulite, insect bites, detoxification, amenorrhea, scanty menstrual flow, menstrual cramps due to scanty flow, strong emmenagogue, protection from infection .

Mental/ Emotional Uses: Fatigue

Other Uses: Head lice

Blends Well With: Flower, fruit, leaf

References:

Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Master Level, 2001-2012.

https://articles.mercola.com/herbal-oils/parsley-oil.aspx

https://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/parsley-oil.asp

https://abouteos.com/parsley-oil/

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