Boldo Essential Oil
Boldo essential oil is extremely powerful and even small quantities can produce convulsions and is yellow in colour and has a disagreeable odour.
It originated in South America particularly in Chile.
It is extracted from leaves by steam distillation.
A-pinene, B-pinene, camphene, limonene, y-terpinene, p-cymene, ascaridole, cineole and linalool.
In herbal medicine the dried leaves are used for:
- genito-urinary infections
- liver and gall bladder pain
- The oil should not be used in therapy.
- The oil is considered harmful to the human body even when used in very small doses.
Blends well with: