The Narcissus essential oil has a refreshing floral aroma, which is why it is usually used for preparing products for aromatherapy. Botanically, the plant is known by the name of Narcissus Poeticus Absolute. It is known to be one of the first daffodils to be cultivated ever, so it is identified as the narcissus from the ancient times. The plant is widely cultivated in Europe and in North America. It is tall, with its height that can go up to twenty to forty centimeters in height, or seven point nine to sixteen inches. It is also known by the name of daffodil.
The oil has a dark green-brown color and has a strong and refreshing floral aroma. It was originally from France.
Extraction of the Narcissus Essential Oil
The oil is extracted from the flowers of the Narcissus Poeticus using the solvent extraction method.
Components of the Narcissus Essential Oil
The essential oil mainly consists of benzyl acetate, benzyl alcohol, benzyl benzoate, and benzyl cyanide.
Uses and Benefits of the Narcissus Essential Oil
The oil can reduce spasms of digestive, nervous, and respiratory systems.
The Narcissus Essential Oil can help in reducing uncomfortable symptoms of menstruation, such as cramps, mood swings, and the like. It can also regulate the cycle.
It can provide relief from anxiety, stress, annoyance, mental fatigue, exhaustion, inflammations, irritations, and sometimes even depression.
It is a proven aphrodisiac, which means it can promote sensual activity and make the men and women be in a sexual mood. It can also help treat impotence and frigidity, two of the most popular problems during sexual activity.
It can provide relief from congestion in the chest, diarrhea, breathing trouble, and convulsions.
Pregnant women should seek proper medical advice from a trusted health care professional before using the oil.