100% pure therapeutic grade
Botanical name: Canarium luzonicum
Plant part: gum
Extraction method: steam distilled
Description: Elemi is a tropical tree that can grow up to 30 metres. It exudes a yellow resin when leaves are sprouting.
Colour: pale yellow
Common uses: The therapeutic properties of elemi oil include use as a tonic, antiseptic and as a stimulating agent. It can give users a feeling of peace, be effective on wounds and cuts.
Strength of aroma: medium, fresh, clean
Blends well with: sage, frankincense, rosemary, myrrh and lavender.
Safety data: Avoid during pregnancy; skin irritant (dilute before using externally); may trigger epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.
It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils
Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).