Fragonia is a lignotuberous shrub reaching approx. 2.4m in height. It has erect flowering branches with thick, rigid leaves and small clusters of five white petalled flowers with a pale pink centre. Flowering occurs typically between January and May
Traditional and Emotional uses reportedly include:-
Fragonia is a new type of Tea Tree oil which is credited as being antimicrobial, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, mild analgesic, balancing on all levels. It is an exectorant and balancer.
This essential oil is extremely mild on the skin and has a lovely fragrance, yet its anti-infectious and anti-bacterial properties appear to be just as strong as tea tree oil, according to tests done at the University of Western Australia. It was also shown to be an effective anti-fungal against Candida albicans.
A very effective killer of microbes, with good expectorant properties, making it useful in a steam inhalation treatment for colds, flu, and other head and chest infections.
Fragonia’s analgesic properties have been shown to make it an effective treatment for joint and muscle pain. Fragonia’s unique properties are in large part due to the presence in its biochemical makeup of equal amounts of the oxide 1,8 cineole, hydrocarbons (pinene), and alcohols (comprising linalool, geraniol, terpinen-4-ol, etc.).
This makes it into a very effective all-rounder and the fact that it is so mild and safe, with a pleasant fragrance, makes Fragonia a very useful and versatile oil.
Fragonia is a brand new essential oil, from Western Australia, developed and produced by Paperbark Oils.
May cause skin irritation in some individuals.