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Artemesia Lanyana Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Artemesia Lanyana Essential Oil

Botanical Name: artemesia afra

In the US, Artemesia Lanyana is not well-known. We love it, so we keep it on our shelves at all times.

This Artemesia has been used in Africa since the beginning of time. It is one of those versatile oils that in times past was used widely by the ancient medical establishment for many ailments.

Uses of Artemesia Lanyana Essential Oil
  • Try Artemesia Lanyana as a natural insect repellent. It is reported to repel moths.
  • This is a great relaxation oil to be diffused in a your aromatherapy diffuser.
  • Great for temporary relief of the discomfort from sore muscles or the feeling of inflammation. Try it in a bath oil or massage oil for a relaxed, soothed feeling.
  • This oil is a great purifying and cleansing choice for a liquid or bar soap.

Sometimes referred to as African Wormwood, this oil is sourced from South Africa.

History and Background

Not to be confused with Mugwort (artemesia vulgaris), this oil has been employed for centuries by many cultures in Africa. This plant was well known as a tea to soothe stomach aches and the leaves, when boiled, were used to ease respiratory ailments, such as bronchitis.

During the influenza epidemic of 1918 in Africa, Artemisia was used extensively to relieve symptoms. Mentally, Artemesia is known to relax and soothe the soul.

Physical Description

Artemesia Lanyana is a light to dark yellow oil. It is fluid with very little oil feel.

Aromatic Description

Sweet and pungent, Artemesia Lanyana has a strong, but fresh scent.

Biological Makeup and Components

cineole (12-13%), alpha thujone (24-30%), beta thujone (10-30%), camphor (8-25%)

Extraction Technique

Our Artemesia Lanyana is steam distilled from the flowers of the plant.

Information for Aromatherapists

This Artemesia Lanyana Essential Oil is a top to middle note and blends well with Neroli, Sage, Lavender, Geranium, Jasmine, Fir, Pine, Petitgrain, Clary Sage, Basil, Patchouli, Cedarwood, Chamomiles, Helichrysum, Rosemary, Anise, Spruce, and Tarragon.

Our Artemesia Lanyana essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.

This particular oil is organically grown. It is certified by BCS Öko-Garantie GmbH and carries the USDA Organic seal.

  • Because of its high Thujone content, it must be used sparingly and carefully.
  • Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using essential oils.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
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