It is a plant that is sometimes called woodbine. Its leaves, flower, and seed are used for medicine especially in eastern Asia and Japan. Its scientific name is Lonicera japonica. The vine of the honeysuckle is vigorous, woody, twining, and grows to about 2.5 meters. The flowers are cream to orange color, very fragrant, extremely attractive to host of insects, and can grow up to 35 millimeters long. They contain a few seeds. The honeysuckle usually grows in an environment of disturbed sites, waste areas, riparian areas, or rainforests.
Uses and Benefits of Honeysuckle Essential Oil
A few drops of Honeysuckle Essential Oil in your bath can make the bath relaxing, sensual, and calming.
For fresher breath, you can add a few drops of the oil to your mouth wash. It is also beneficial for gargling because it has excellent astringent abilities.
The oil can be an effective remedy for patients suffering from hepatitis C, so as to help them overcome nausea and vomiting.
The oil can kill germs when applied directly on the skin for inflammation and itching.
The honeysuckle is a natural antibiotic, which means it can treat infections and kill bad bacteria from your skin. It can also prevent infections from going on through your wounds and can help treat wounds quickly.
It has a very long-lasting fragrance, so it is usually added to some perfume body oils, soaps massage oils, bath oils, skin lotions, and potpourri.
It has been proven to bring out erotic dreams when it is being diffused in your sleep.
It can treat chronic coughs, asthma, bronchitis, and other related respiratory orders.
It can act as an expectorant.
The Honeysuckle Essential Oil should not be used directly on to the skin without diluting it. Doing that can cause severe sun damage.