Muguet – Convallaria majalis – HAZARDOUS OIL
May Lily, May Bells, Ladder- to- Heaven and Lily of the Valley
Muguet does not reproduce the delicate scent of Lily of the Valley following the extraction process but has an intense, elegant, delicately floral fragrance, with a distinct touch of greenness, surrounded by fresh, rose-lemon notes.
According to legend, it is the fragrance of these flowers that draws the nightingale toward his mate and inspires his beautiful song
Blends Well With
Muguet oil blends well with juniper, honeysuckle absolute and lemon grass
volatile solvent extraction
Muguet (Lily of the Valley) Essential Oil is highly valued for its properties in skin care and perfumery. It has been used as a herbal remedy for several hundred years, but is found in modern-day cosmetics as a skin conditioning agent and fragrance. It strengthens the brain and renovates a weak memory. According to Culpepper “it comforteth the heart and vital spirits”.
Legends say that if a person puts the oil of Lily of the Valley on their forehead, it would impart common sense! It does help ease headaches, depression, and melancholy. It can also be used to treat memory loss, palsy, apoplexy and epilepsy. It is used to improve the cognitive processes of the brain. Helpful for reducing scarring. Muguet decreases heat production in the body by reducing circulation rate. It is also used to treat fever. It helps regulate heart activity, treatment of chronic lung diseases, reduces the symptoms of emphysema, asthma and pulmonary oedema, urinary tract problems and is reputed to keep digestion healthy
- In a water-based diffuser at very low dilution, it can be used for improving concentration and memory, easing headaches, fatigue, lifting the spirits and comforting the heart.
- Diluted to 0.25% or less in a carrier oil for memory loss, apoplexy and epilepsy. One of the essential oils blended for hot flushes during menopause.
Muguet is known for lifting the spirits and for bringing a lightness of touch and touch of romance into mind. Wedding bouquets of these sweet smelling, beautiful flowers are carried by brides for good luck and prosperity in married life.
USE WITH CAUTION. Excessive use can lead to gastrointestinal irritation and dehydration. It can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, abnormal heart rhythm, headache, decreased consciousness and responsiveness, and visual colour disturbances. AVOID if potassium deficient. AVOID if using anti-inflammatories (Corticosteroids). AVOID if using beta blocker drugs, Lanoxin, Quindine, Digoxin and calcium salts. AVOID if using macrolide antibiotics including Erythromycin. AVOID if using tetracycline antibiotics. AVOID during pregnancy and lactation. AVOID if suffering from heart disease. NEVER INGEST
Citronellol, Geraniol, Nerol and their esters, Phenyl Ethyl Alcohol and Linalool, Indol, traces of cis-3-Hexenol and its ester
- Essential oils can be powerful so to avoid all risks do not use during pregnancy.
- Keep away from clothing or articles which may be affected by oil-based products.
- Use sparingly and no more than 4 times per day.
- Gluten, peanut and dairy free.
- Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
- If you are using existing medication, please consult your doctor before using any complementary products and check for pharmaceutical interactions by accessing this page https://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions.html
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