Botanical Name | Dracocephalum Moldavica
- Plant Family | Lamiaceae
- Area of Origin | Eastern Asia, Eastern Europe, Bulgaria, Russia, and Ukraine
- Extraction Method | Steam Distilled
- Plant Part | Leaves, Flowering Tops
- Aroma | Sweet, Fresh, Floral, Lemony
- Strength of Aroma | Medium
- Consistency | Thin
Even the name of this rare plant sounds epic, right? This multi-beneficial and very beautiful herb obviously got its name because of the flowers that look like a dragon head. What is also interesting about this herb is that, in general, it is very similar to Melissa (Lemon Balm). While Melissa is often called – Lemon Balm, dragonhead has a similar nickname too – Moldavian Balm.
This herb is very famous among beekeepers because it attracts and calms bees easily.
Moldavian Dragonhead is useful for uplifting the spirit, lightens heavy emotions and gives the heart courage. It relieves stress and helps us to calm down and approach a subject with a fresh perspective. This is a great herb to use during times of restlessness, anxiety and emotional exhaustion. Dragonhead is harvested from beautiful dragon-shaped deep purple flowers, from which it gets its name. It has a smooth, fresh, lemony fragrance. Due to its extremely low yield during distillation, this is not one of the cheapest oils you can find on the market but it is, without any doubt, worth the investment so you can boost your overall health. Only a little bit of this product will benefit your organism in many ways.
Moldavian Dragonhead Essential Oil
Properties: analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, cardiovascular tonic, immunostimulant, sedative, stomachic.
- Soothes an upset stomach
- Supports the immune system
- Protects the body against environmental threats
- Uplifts the mind and body
- Relieves stress, helps the body and mind handle stressful situations
What makes Moldavian dragonhead essential oil really exciting for the essential oil enthusiasts is its high Geranyl acetate content. Other essential oils that contain Geranyl acetate include bergamot, citronella, geranium, lavender, lemon, neroli, and petitgrain. Dragonhead is the only essential oil with geranyl acetate as its main component – up to 44%!
This unique product is helpful for the whole body, and both our digestive and immune systems. Dragonhead essential oil calms emotions while boosting the immune system, relieves pain, helps with inflammation and is also helpful for digestive upsets. Dragonhead has been indicated in studies to help ease altitude sickness. It also helps with gastrointestinal complaints, stomach cramps and helps increase the formation of gastric acid. It fights infections and will help ease the symptoms of the flu. Dragonhead also increases the functions of the liver and bile. Even the seeds of this plant are beneficial, they have omega-3 fatty acids.
Because of its beneficial purposes on the digestive tract, dragonhead tea is very good to use too.
Blends well with:
Lemon, Lavender, Citronella, Basil linalool, Cedarwood (all), Bergamot, Turmeric CO2, Grapefruit Pink, Jasmine Absolute, May Chang, Orange (both), Petitgrain, Geranium Egyptian.
If you ever decide to get this magnificent product and use it to0 improve any of the health conditions mentioned above, you will not regret for a second. You will be amazed by its effectiveness and properties.
Recommended only for external use. Not recommended in pregnancy or without a doctor’s care. Keep it out of the reach of children.