Properties - Analgesic, anti-depressant,antimicrobal, anti-oxidant, antipyretic, antiseptic, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, deodorant, febrifuge, fungicidal, galactagogue, insecticide, nervine, sedative (nervous), tonic.
Uses - It acts as a sedative on the central nervous system. It is also used as an insecticide and for flavoring food.
Cautions - possible dermal irritation and/or sensitization in some individuals. Should be avoided in glaucoma and with children. Not recommended for hypersensitive or damaged skin. Avoid during pregnancy.