The Essential Oil of Vanilla is extracted by solvent extraction of a resinous substance obtained from fermented vanilla beans. These beans come from vanilla plants, a creeper that grows mainly in Mexico and neighboring countries.
Vanilla oil lowers blood pressure, helps prevent cancer, reduces high fever and inflammation,regularizes menstrual cycles, protects the body from free radicals and infection. It is an effective antidepressant and mood lifter, soothes inflammation of organ systems of body, has a relaxing effect on brain and nerves, induces sleep and enhances libido. Apart from its widespread use as a flavoring agent in certain organic foods, beverages and pharmaceutical industries as well as in culinary endeavors, the essential oil of vanilla has found extensive use in the world of medicine as well.