Piper cubeba
Turnera diffusa (var. aphrodisica)
Curcuma longa
Salvia sclarea
Litsea cubeba
Helichrysum angustifolium
Melaleuca viridiflora
Matricaria chamomilla (chamomilla recutita)
Pogostemon cablin
Cananga odorata var. genuina

Valerian

Valeriana officinalis
Botanical name: 
Valeriana officinalis

Analgesic and sedating

Please note: The information below is meant to give a brief outline of how an oil can be applied by a trained aromatherapist.
Please do not use this information as a guide for how to use essential oils at home.

Properties and applications: 
Analgesic - local pain relief
Anti Spasmodic - cramps, colic, nausea, nervous diarrhoea, asthma
Carminative - indigestion, flatulence, sluggish digestion
Sedative - panic, shock, hysteria, fear, nervous conditions, insomnia
Cardiac Regulator - irregular heartbeat, stress related palpitations
Family: 
Valarianaceae
Country of origin: 
India
Part of plant used: 
Roots
Method of extraction: 
Steam distillation
Blends with: 
Strong florals, Peppermint
Chemical character: 
Ketone type
Safety information: 
Highly sedative - do not use before driving.
Odour profile: 
Musky, pheromonal and medicinal.
Plant description: 
Dark green plant with pale pink flowers.
Historical use: 
In Europe in the middle ages the plant was known as 'all heal' because of its healing properties and was used to treat nervousness, pain, insomnia and palpitations.