A wonderful citrus aroma which uplifts, cleanses and tones. Also known as May Chang, it is is an excellent room deodorizer and insect repellent.
Botanical Name: Litsea cubeba
Country of Origin: China
Part of Plant Used: Pepper shaped fruits.
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation.
Properties: Antibiotic, antidepressant, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, deodorant, digestive, insecticidal, sedative, stimulant, stomachic, vulnerary
Aroma and Appearance: Heavy, sweet citrus smell.
Safety Data: May irritate the skin or mucous membrane. Do not use on sensitive or damaged skin.
Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be used for any medical purposes. Data has been gathered from various sources and every effort has been made to be accurate. However, basic information about essential oils varies from source to source and information found here may differ from other original sources.
Ingredients: This essential oil is steam distilled in china from the berry fruits of litsea cubeba. The main constituent is citral. Citral: a mobile pale-yellow liquid, c9h15coh, derived from lemon-grass oil and used in perfume and as a flavoring.
Purpose: May be used massage and skin care products or in the bath, a diffuser, or a vaporizer.
- Skin Care: acne, oily skin, dermatitis, perspiration.
- Immune System: colds.
- Nervous System: depression, stress, tonic.
- Muscular System: tissue toning.
- Digestive System: flatulence, indigestion, poor appetite.
- Other: insect repellant.
Blends well with eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, marjoram, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, rosemary, sandalwood, tea tree, thyme, vetiver, ylang ylang.
Uplifting, cleansing, toning, deodorizing.
Natural Product, Recyclable Packaging