This plant is native to Egypt and in Greece it was used to treat wounds. Nowadays the essential oil is used to strengthen muscles, hair, teeth, intestines and skin, due to its astringent properties.
It is useful when fighting a cough or a cold, it reduces the phlegm and mucus giving you a relief.
It stimulates the overall nervous system, blood circulation, pumping of the heart, thoughts; it also improves digestion regulating the secretion of juices in the stomach.
It speeds up healing and prevents against infections. It boosts your immune system and therefore it is a great essential oil for overall good health.
It can be used to prevent various problems coming from a micro-bacterial infection: fever, colds, pox, measles, food poisoning, etc.