In the food flavor trade, and in some older type perfumes.
Powerful antispasmodic and decongestant if the vapors are inhaled for respiratory tract problems. Inhalation of the vapors combined with gentle massage, may help relieve menstrual pain. In massage for muscular spasm and rheumatic pain, headaches, and nervous disturbances.
Caution: There is no sound evidence that this oil is an abortifacient as is widely believed.