This is a "professional strength product" designed for home & salon use. It's a name brand item (Africas Best). They have been around for awhile & make good products. This herbal oil is a blend of 'natural oils'. It has a mild fragrance. This product can be used as a hot oil hair treatment, & if your body needs extra moisture, add a generous amount to a warm bath. Also good for rubbing on cuticles & dry feet. But beware, it is an oil, so it does cling to your hands. Make sure to have a towel or if you do not want to waste any of the product, just wipe it off somewhere where your body needs moisture. Scent This product has a nice scent from the oils (such as fruit oil, soybean oil, sweet almond oil, jojoba seed oil, sage leaf extract, etc.. not overpowering at all. Absorption Absorbs very well. Effectiveness This product works! & has a few different uses. The price is also reasonable.