Rabbitbrush - Essential Oil
RabbitbrushLatin Name: Chrysothamnus nauseosus
Synonyms: Ericameria nauseosa
Rabbitbrush, grows wild in the fields and open areas of the Farm. Wild crafting is seasonal since it is a perennial shrub. Wild crafted at the end of summer when it blooms with beautiful yellow flowers. The Rabbitbrush was the Navajo and Hopi Indians’ most prized plants.
Sourced: Our very own artisan small batch distillation, Wild Crafted with love, gratitude and sustainability, by hand on and around the farm (Southern Utah)
Method: Steam Distillation. (Same day as harvested)
Parts used: Stem tips with flowers
Approximate shelf life: Stored properly 4-5 years.
Smell: Fresh, light, fruity, piney with a hint of strawberry. Another unique aroma.
More Common Uses:
- Lower blood pressure.
- Relieve chronic coughs.
- Treat stomach cramps.
- Calm skin eruptions.
- Analgesic, antifungal, antispasmodic, anti-rheumatic, carminative, anti-anxiety.
- Emotionally, rabbitbrush is known to enhance alertness and help the mind multitask. It is wonderful for improving the mind’s openness and flexibility, as well as relieving the tension of stressful situations.
- Rabbit brush is said to reduce feelings of overwhelm, restore balance between body and mind, and make it easier to take each moment as it comes.
Rabbitbrush has been used for many purposes by the Native Americans of the West; please continue your research on this prized shrub.
Use in diffuser, start with a few drops and work up if needed.
Use topically, mix approximately 2% with your favorite carrier oil (12 drops of essential oil to 1 oz carrier oil) Please do not exceed.
Use in your blends for skin care and chest rubs.
External use only. Please make sure you have no skin reactions/allergies to any oils you might use. We do not recommend use with children, if you’re pregnant or long term use. Avoid eyes and orifices. No statements are approved by the FDA. Not meant to diagnose or treat anything. Please seek out the assistance of a certified aromatherapist and/or herbalist.