Scientific name : Allium cepa
Oil origin : Bulb
Extraction : Steam distilled
Aroma : Strong, onion like
Odor strength: High
Evaporation : Middle note
Origin : Mexico
Onions are members of the lily family. Onion has been intertwined with human food as long as there has been anthropic written record. The Native Americans applied onion to insect bites where the Egyptian and Greek culture used onion for colds and other common ailments.
Onion contains thiosulphinate, a compound that is effective in killing many common bacteria, including Salmonella and E. coli. It is also a circulatory stimulant and assists surmounting respiratory ailments. The oil is extremely pungent and is an appropriate remedy for many skin infections and wounds. In 1990 scientists found a compound in onion which reduces inflammation.
Onion essential oil is anthelmintic, anti rheumatic, anti-infectious, bactericidal, antispasmodic, expectorant, fungicidal, tonic (digestive), carminative, depurative.
Onion essential oil is therapeutic addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, and aromatherapy.
HBNO is pleased to offer onion essential oil in bulk and wholesale quantities. We can supply any amount of oil to anywhere in the world.
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