Legend: The Totonacs of Veracruz, Mexico are credited as its first cultivators of vanilla bean. In the 1400’s The Aztecs showed the Spaniards how vanilla could sweeten their chocolate and perfume their cigars, and the long, dark vanilla beans became part of the Spanish empire’s rich colonial trade as early as the middle of the sixteenth century.
Heal your Body: Vanilla Oleoresin has marvellous anti-oxident properties that can help neutralise the free radicals and oxidation that causes numerous diseases and aging of the body. May also be good with certain types of cancer such a prostrate and colon. Vanilla can also be useful as an aphrodisiac as it stimulates the secretion of hormones which help to promote arousal. Fighting a fever and infections can be made easier with Vanilla’s sedative and febrifuge qualities. Overall Vanilla has a tranquilising effect helping to lower blood pressure. Relaxing and calming effect on the brain and nerves and gives relief from anxiety, anger, restlessness, irritation etc.
Skin care: It is helpful for repairing damage already done to the body. Vanilla also has anti-inflammatory properties making it great for eczema and rashes.
Botanical Name: Vanilla planifolia
Place of Origin: Madagascar
Plant Part: Fruit pods
Colour: Deep Brown
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Rich, warm, sweet vanilla aroma.
Common Method of Extraction: CO2 Extracted
Aromatic Strength: Medium to Strong
Suggested Shelf Life: 5-7 Years
Directions: There are many ways to use essential oils, such as burning them in an oil burner, but remember never apply neat to the skin unless it has been mixed with a carrier oil such as jojoba first. For more ways to use essential oils please visit our Methods of use section.
Warnings: Not for internal use. Avoid contact with eyes. Not to be used neat on the body. Always dilute. Adults Only. Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Avoid if you are pregnant.
Magnifiscense Essential Oils should not be used as a substitute for medical or psychological care. Appropriate use of the product is expressly your responsibility.