Origin of Vanilla Oil
Vanilla oil is extracted from the pod of vanilla (Vanilla Planifolia). At one time, vanilla came to the United States from Madagascar, Latin America and the Reunion Island, whose former name was Bourbon, hence the name Bourbon Vanilla.
Vanilla Oil in Medicine
Vanilla oil has a relaxing, calming effect, helps to improve mood and stimulates concentration. Inhaling vanilla oil stimulates the production of the happiness hormone (serotonin) in the brain. Vanilla oil is fungicidal and anti-inflammatory and it also has anti fungal, antibacterial, and analgesic effects. Its fungicidal action helps in the treatment of nail fungus. Research has shown that vanilla oil contains antioxidants that protect against DNA mutations.
Vanilla Oil in Aromatherapy
The aroma of vanilla essential oil when used in the aroma lamp reduces stress and anxiety. It is an antidepressant and at the same time a pathogen. Additionally, vanilla essential oil can be blended with other popular oils for interesting scents. You can also often find vanilla oil scent in fragranced candles.
Vanilla Oil in Cosmetics
The pleasant, mild aroma of vanilla oil is used in the cosmetic industry for the production of creams, lotions and bath additives and due to its fungicidal action, vanilla oil is also used in the manufacture of foot ointments. The antiseptic effect of the vanilla oil will help get rid of acne quickly, to do this, add a few drops of vanilla oil to your regular face creams.
Vanilla Oil for Perfumery
The perfume industry uses the scent of vanilla to make high quality perfumes. Many well-known perfume designers use vanilla oil scent in their compositions.
Vanilla Oil for Therapy
5-10 ml vanilla oil is enough for a 90-95 ml base oil, to create the perfect massage oil. It can also be used as a bath addition.