Hops(Humulus lupulus) has a rich, spicy, and light floral scent. It is used on leg ulcers, dandruff, and, on the abdomen as a carminative for I.B.S. Hops reduces menopausal symptoms, with a safe phytohormone effect. Hops flowers reduce the desire for alcohol as a topically used Â essential oil. The aroma blends well with citrus and spicy essential oils and absolutes. Dose lightly, the essential oil is very calming. Too much can produce poor concentration.