Fresh, clean and very piercing. Analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, diuretic, stimulant, laxative and vermifuge. A very powerful oil, overdosing could cause convulsions and vomiting. Should be avoided in pregnancy and people suffering from epilepsy and asthma. Sedates nervy types particularly when associated with depression. Raises low blood pressure. Warms and cools the body where necessary. Good for constipation and diarrhea. Also helpful with gastroenteritis. May be helpful with stiff muscles. It is cooling on the skin and, therefore, reduces inflammatory conditions. Blends well with basil, cajeput and chamomile.