Sweet Inula

Botanical Name Inula graveolens 
Botanical family Asteraceae 
Origin Morocco 
Method Complete distillation by steam distillation 
Plant part Flowering tops 
Note Middle 
Appearance mobile liquid 
Color pale yellow to emerald green depending on the batch 
Odor herbaceous, fresh and sweet 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Lactones (2–4%): alantolactone  
Alcohols (20%): borneol Esters (55%): bornyl acetate
Sesquiterpenes (5%): farnesene 
Therapeutic properties Anticatarrhal, mucolytic ++++  
Antispasmodic ++ 
Heart regulator +++ 
Cardiac tonic ++ 
Anti-inflammatory ++ 
Main therapeutic indications Cystic fibrosis ++++ 
Extrasystoles, palpitations, arrhythmia +++  
Chronic bronchitis, COPD, sinusitis ++++  
Biliary dyskinesia ++ 
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