Parsley Seed Essential Oil

£13.67 £27.68 inc VAT

Distilled from the parsley seed, this aniseedy oil is warming, cleansing and circulatory. Parsley seed can be of help in women’s care to create balance.

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Description

Parsley Seed | Latin Name: Petroselinum Sativum | Family: Apiaceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Seed

Parsley Seed Essential Oil is a yellow-amber or brownish liquid with a warm woody-spicy herbaceous odour.

It is a biennial or short-lived perennial herb up to 70cms high with crinkly bright green foliage, small greenish-yellow flowers and producing small brown seeds. Native to the Mediterranean region, particularly Greece. It is cultivated in California, Germany, France, Belgium, Hungary and parts of Asia. There are over 35 different varieties of this plant such as the curly leaved type which is used in Herbal Medicine, it is used as a culinary herb both dry and fresh and is very nutritious being high in Vitamins C and A.

Blends

Blends well with Rose, Orange, Tea Tree, Clary Sage and Ylang Ylang.

Parsley Seed is a MIDDLE note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours

Properties

Parsley Seed is antimicrobial, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, depurative, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hypotensive, laxative, stimulant (mild), stomachic and tonic (uterine). Used in the aromatherapy world for the accumulation of toxins, arthritis, broken blood vessels, cellulitis, rheumatism, sciatica, colic, flatulence, indigestion, haemorrhoids, amenorrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, to aid labour, cystitis and urinary infections.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

Used extensively as a culinary herb, both fresh and dried. It is a very nutritious plant, high in vitamins A and C, also used to freshen the breath. The herb and seed are used medicinally, principally for kidney and bladder problems, but it has also been employed for menstrual difficulties, digestive complaints and for arthritis, rheumatism, rickets and sciatica. It is said to stimulate hair growth and help eliminate head lice.

Safety Data & MSDS

Moderately toxic and irritant, otherwise non-sensitising. Use in moderation and avoid during pregnancy.

Parsley Seed MSDS
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