Riveting Rabbit Brush Essential Oil captures the wind-blown wonderment of one of the Navajo and Hopi Indians' most prized plants. Native to the western wilderness of North America, Rabbit Brush has been used for centuries to calm the tightly wound, open the chest, and pacify the skin.
Botanical Name: Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
Botanical Family: Asteraceae
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Part of Plant Distilled: Aerial parts
Country of Origin: United States
Cultivation Method: Wild-harvested
Composition: 100% Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
Scent Description: Fresh, cool desert air just after a thunderstorm with top notes of turmeric and dill.
Blends well with: Sage, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Cedar, Juniper, Douglas Fir, Mountain Spruce, Cypress, Frankincense, Piñon Pine, Pine, and Douglas Fir.
Uses: Toning. Awaken calm alertness. Skin serums, baths, and body oils. Clarifying and diaphanous in diffusion and salt pipe inhalation.
Contraindications: Rabbit Brush is similar in composition to latex and should therefore be avoided by those allergic to latex.
After a desert rainstorm, this yellow-flowered beauty releases its natural oils into the air, perfuming the landscape with a fragrant cocktail of numinous notes of fruit, pine, turmeric, and dill.
Rabbit Bush Essential Oil is known to enhance alertness and help the mind multitask. It is wonderful for inspiring open mindedness and flexibility, as well as encouraging creative vision and divination dreams.
"Like a cumulous cloud on a warm summer day, rabbit brush billows up in a southwestern garden."
~ William Cullina
"The buds, either dried or fresh, have a penetrating aromatic odor peculiar to the plant, suggesting the presence of an essential oil."
~ Charles E. Fleming, Meredeith Raines Miller and Lyman Ray Vawter, The Spring Rabbitbrush, 1922