Botanical name: Nepeta Cataria
Method of obtaining: distillation by steam
Distilled part of the plant: flowering tops
Colour: light yellow to dark yellow
Smell: aromatic, mint and tobacco notes
Main biochemical constituents: Népétalactone (50.00 to 82.00%), Népétalactone II (<=20.00%), Beta-Caryophyllène (2.00 to 11.00%) Trans-Beta-Ocimène (2.00% to 5.00%).
Allergens: D-Limonene (<= 8.00%), Linalo (<=3.00%), Citral (Geranium + Ral) (<=0.50%).
From one production to another, the composition of essential oils varies because the conditions under which the plant grows are never identical from one year to the next. The composition of the oil in your bottle is therefore unique.
Instructions for use
Uses: skin massage (always diluted in vegetable oil, maximum 20%)
Storage: to be kept away from light, heat and air.
Precautions for use
Do not use in infants and children under 6 years of age. Prohibited during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Distribution not recommended.
Commitment: organic essential oil, 100% pure and natural, containing all the aromatic components of the plant.
*Etudes scientifiques sur Nepeta Cataria :
- New Use Agriculture and Natural Plant Products Program, Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey USA
- Department of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California USA
- College of Life Science, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’ an, Shaanxi China
- Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey USA
- Author James E. Simon