Its Greek name is Marathon, the same as the plain where the Greeks defeated the Persians.
This plant loves rocky soils, riverbeds, old walls, and cliffs.
Pliny claimed that after shedding their skin, snakes rubbed against this plant to restore their sight.
It is harvested near the Podere, in the valley floor of the river Cecina.
The essential oil is steam-distilled from the whole plant, when flowering is not too far along.
It has a fresh and spicy aroma.
Quantity: 4 ml
Origin: Santa Bianca
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Its influence is much appreciated in uncertain situations, where we need to hold our nerve, defend our position but at the same time also carefully observe how events develop.
It stimulates the appetite, it relaxes abdominal muscles, it has diuretic and depurative properties. Very useful in case of colitis, recommended for nausea, low breast milk supply, hiccups, and headaches. It is also an expectorant.
Caution: do not use in case of chronic diseases, pregnancy, or when breastfeeding.
If in doubt, please consult your doctor/naturopath.