Parsley Seed Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Petroselinum sativum
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Seed
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Warm, wood-spicy herbaceous
Largest Producing Countries: Hungary, France, and Germany
Traditional Use: Mainly used for its digestive properties. It has also been known to aid with kidney and bladder ailments.
Properties: Antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent, carminative, depurative, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hypotensive, laxative, stimulant, stomachic, tonic
Benefits: Accumulation of toxins, broken blood vessels, flatulence, halitosis, indigestion, urinary infection.
Blends Well With: Anise, bay, black pepper, clary sage, coriander, ginger, neroli, oakmoss, rose, tea tree, ylang ylang
Of Interest: It is a very nutritious plant, high in vitamins A and C. There are over 37 different varieties of parsley, such as the curly-leaved type, which is used in herbal medicine.
Safety Data: Not for internal use. Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).