Synonyms: Sweet Inula, Inula graveolens
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in France
Composition: 100% Inula essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Water-steam distillation of the flowering tops of Inula
Active Constituents: Bornyle acetate, Borneol
About: Inula graveolens grows in the Mediterranean area’s rocky soil and has pale green leaves and yellow flowers. 2,646 pounds of leaves and flowers are distilled in order to produce a single liter of essential oil. The potent essential oil is earthy and similar to Eucalyptus globulus, but without the minty top notes. It is used to support clear sinuses and lungs, promote a healthy immune system, and to freshen air and clean surfaces around the home. Inula should always be diluted.
Common Uses: Inula may be diffused or inhaled to support the respiratory system. Promote healthy immunity by applying diluted Inula topically or by breathing in the aroma.
Blending Recommendations: Inula essential oil is generally used for therapeutic support and not for its aroma.
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Safety Information: Inula graveolens has not been medically evaluated for safety with specialty populations. The chemistry shows that it is safe and free of toxic compounds. Caution should be used if pregnant or breastfeeding.
Maximum Adult Dilution: 4%, 24 drops per ounce.
Bornyle acetate 38.85%
Isobornyle actetate 4.42%
Inula essential oil contains 165 constituents in total; the majority are in concentrations below .04%.
Shelf Life: 5 years in proper conditions before quality gradually declines.
Storage: Store with the cap firmly closed, standing upright, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.