- nervous system tonic
Origin: Nepal. Steam distilled.
Rhododendron essential oil has an earthy, balsamic, exotic smell with a hint of a floral aroma. It is spiritually calming and grounding. It supports meditation and inner unity, and quiets mental activity.
Rhododendron can be added to creams, lotions or bath salts for inflamed, troubled skin. Add to shampoo for healthy, shiny hair.
There has been some research suggesting that Rhododendron essential oil may support liver function. It is a good tonic for the adrenals.
According to the journal Molecules, when Rhododendron essential oil was studied they “revealed a weak topical anti-inflammatory activity; a significant killing effect against some Gram-positive reference strains: Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcusfecalis, Bacillus subtilis was measured;