Cinnamomum tamala ct linalool
Our wildcrafted tamala oil is steam distilled from the fresh leaves of an evergreen tree in the laurel family that grows in tropical and subtropical areas of the Himalayas of Nepal. This beautiful oil, also called Indian bay leaf or tejpat, has a bright, cinnamon-like aroma. We often use tamala essential oil in blends for dealing with unwanted fungal activity.
Benefits and uses
The leaves of the Cinnamomum tamala ct linalool tree create an essential oil that has a cinnamony, warm, and spicy aroma. This oil is unique in that it is ct linalool and has very little of the hot, irritating cinnamaldehyde. In addition to its usefulness in managing unwanted fungal activity, the distiller has given us the following information about the uses of tamala in Nepal: Tamala essential oil benefits the nervous system and is used in the treatment of stress-related conditions such as a headache, insomnia, and nervous tension. Tamala also relieves hot and inflamed areas, such as occasional arthritis, painful joints, and muscular pains.
This Nepalese distiller has formed a farmer cooperative where local and indigenous people participate in cultivation and production of aromatic plants. These people have significantly raised their socio-economic status, as the cooperative is providing employment and promoting cultivation in community forests and private land owned by the farmers. All the Nepalese oils are beautiful oils with a deep connection to the culture and history of this amazing country.