Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil (May Chang)
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Botanical Name: Litsea cubeba
Aroma: Spicy, citrus
Perfume Note: Top
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Blends Well With: Basil, Bergamot, Geranium, Ginger, Jasmine, Rose, Rosemary, Rosewood and Ylang-Ylang essential Oils
Description and Uses: Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil comes from the fruit of a small tropical tree native to East Asia. The scent is somewhere between lemongrass, lemon and lime, but softer. Litsea cubeba essential oil is prized for its calming and anti-inflammatory properties.
Traditional Use: In skin care, for oily skin and acne, useful for cases of nervous stress tension.
Properties: Calming, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic.
Cautions: May cause skin irritation--dilute well.