Litsea cubeba essential oil

NZ $6.00

100% pure therapeutic grade


Therapeutic Grade: J - O


Litsea cubeba essential oil

100% pure therapeutic grade
Botanical name: Litsea cubeba (also known as may chang)
Plant part: fruit
Extraction method: steam distilled
Origin: Vietnam

Description: Litsea cubeba are small plants found in tropical areas. The leaves are a vibrant green with a very pleasant lemon-like smell.

Colour: yellow

Common uses: Most valued for its calming and anti-inflammatory properties. Other therapeutic uses include an astringent, antiseptic, insecticide, stimulant and tonic.

Note: top

Strength of aroma: medium

Blends well with: basil, bergamot, geranium, jasmine, rose, rosemary, rosewood, ylang ylang.

History: Litsea cubeba has been used in Japan and Taiwan for the reasons listed above.

Cautions: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

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%).

Other uses
Make your own perfumes



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