This essential oil comes from the seeds of ambrette, a plant that is indigenous to India. It has a pale yellow color and a sweet, heavy and flowery scent similar to musk. In the past, Egyptians use ambrette seed oil to emulsify milk, treat itches and sweeten breath. The Chinese used it in perfumery and to treat headaches, while the Arabs used it to add flavoring to coffee. Inaromatherapy, ambrette seed oil is utilized to treat stiff joints. Other health benefits of this essential oil include treating:
Low blood pressure,
Poor blood circulation,
Anxiety, depression, nervous disorders
Cramps and muscle aches, Indigestion
Hyper acidity, common colds.
It also helps detoxify the body from steroids and other harmful drugs, stimulates the adrenal glands and balances the body’s hormones.
Pro tips: Put a drop of ambrette seed oil on your palm and inhale it to relieve tiredness or motion sickness while travelling.