||Major Properties of E.O's
|Abortifacient: An agent capable of inducing abortion.
Alterative:An agent which cleanses the blood and corrects impure blood conditions.
Analgesic: Pain relieving
Anaphrodisiac: Diminishing sexual desire
Anthelmintic: A vermifuge, destroying or expelling intestinal worms
Anti-allergenic: reduces sysptoms of allergy.
Anti-arthritic: An agent which combats arthritis.
Anti-emetic: Reduces the incidence and severity of vomiting.
Anti-convulsive: Helps arrest or control convulsions.
Anti-depressant: Uplifting, counteracting melancholy.
Anti-inflammatory: Alleviates inflammation.
Anti-neuralgic: see analgesic.
Anti-microbial: An agent which resists or destorys pathogenic organisms.
Anti-phlogistic: Reduces inflammation.
Anti-puritic: Relieves sensations of itching or prevents its occurrence.
Anti-rheumatic: Helps control infection.
Anti-spasmodic:Prevents and eases spasms and relieves cramps.
Aprodisiac: Exciting sexual desire.
Anti-tussive: An agent for suppressing coughs.
Astringent: Contracts, tightens and binds tissues.
Bacteride: An agent that destorys bacteria
Balsamic: A soothing substance having the qualities of a balsam.