HOP ESSENTIAL OIL
Latin Name: Humulus Lupulus var. Cascade
French Name: Houblon
English Name: Hop
Botanical Family Name: Cannabinaceae
Origin: Quebec, Canada
Distilled Parts: Cones
Organoleptic Characteristics: Clear liquid, clear to pale yellow
Components: Myrcene, α-humulene, (E)-β-Farnesene, β-caryophyllène.
Contraindications: Do not use in case of mastosis breast, hormone-dependent cancers.1
Recommendation: Essential oils are wonderful for the well-being of humans, animals, insects and plants. There are many books that discuss aromatherapy and you should refer to them for proper and safe use. We also recommend that you consult a professional in aromatherapy who will be able to target the biochemical groups and aromatic molecules of essential oils and thus increase the effectiveness of your care.
Essential oils should be stored in a cool, dry place, protected from light and air.
- Franchomme, P., Jollois, R,. Pénoël, D., L’aromathérapie exactement, Encyclopédie de l’utilisation thérapeutique des huiles essentielles, fondements, démonstration, illustration et applications d’une science médicale naturelle, Bayeux, Éditions Roger Jollois, 2001.