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Inula Graveolens Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Inula Graveolens Essential Oil

Botanical Name: inula graveolens

Inula Graveolens also known as the "Queen of Mucolytic Essential Oils". Safe for babies and children, this oil is perfect to diffuse when feeling a bit foggy headed.

Uses of Inula Graveolens Essential Oil
  • Massage a few drops added to a carrier oil into sinus areas such as around nose, ears and throat. Also massage into chest and back and breathe in the aromas.
  • Diffuse to breathe in this favorite respiratory oil.
  • Blend with other easy breathing oils, such as Eucalyptus, to make an effective blend.
This oil is sourced from

This precious oil is from France, as the plant is native to Europe.

History and Background

Inula is an ancient herbal plant. At one time it was candied and sold as a treat. The Eastern part of the world still uses it as a spice, incense, and medicine. One can buy Inula tea, advertised to help with respiratory and digestive issues.

The British Herbal Pharmacopoeia lists it to be used for cough and bronchitis.

This oil is known to have an affinity to the heart chakra, perfect for those of us that are "faint-hearted."

Physical Description

If made in a copper still, the oil will be green. If made in a stainless still, it will be yellow. The oil we have is a light yellow color.

Aromatic Description

Sweet and woodsy. Inula Graveolens has a wonderful warm, sweet, plant aroma unlike any other essential oil

Biological Makeup and Components

Sesquiterpene lactones, including alantolactone (helenine), isolactone, dihydroisolantolactone, alantic acid, azulene, and bornyl acetate.

Extraction Technique

Our oil is steam distilled, but it is also made as an absolute. The roots and rhizomes are used to make this powerful oil.

Information for Aromatherapists

For our respiratory blends, Breathe Easy and Respiratory, we think it blends well with other respiratory essential oils. As a middle note, also try Inula with Frankincense, Cedarwood, Cistus, Patchouli, Cypress, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Lavender, Ylang Ylang or Cananga, and Sandalwood.

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

  • Spot test on skin. Always use with a carrier oil to dilute.
  • 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 Inula Graveolens essential oil.
  • 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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