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LITSEA CUBEBA ESSENTIAL OIL (May Chang)

Quick Overview

May ChangOccassionaly sold under the enchanting Chinese name of May chang, this essential oil is more commonly marketed under its botanical name of Litsea cubeba. It is also occasionally referred to as Exotic Verbena or Tropical Verbena, although despite the references to verbena the plant is not related in any way to true verbena.

Botanical Name: Litsea cubeba

The essential oil did not become available in the Western world until the early 1950′s, when it began to compete with Lemongrass as a source material for the extraction of citral.

Widely used in soaps, fragrances and flavourings, production of the oil is now almost entirely based in China and very little is currently known about their methods of cultivation or harvesting.

Method of Extraction: Steam distilled

Parts Used: Fruit





Country of Origin: China

Cultivation Method: Wildcrafted

May ChangBlends Well With: Basil, Bergamot, Geranium, Ginger, Jasmine, Rose, Rosemary, Rosewood and Ylang-Ylang.

Scent: Fresh, intensely lemon fragrance with fruity and spicy undertones

Contraindications: Dermatitis-like reactions have been reported.

About the Oil

Most valued for its anti- inflammatory and calming properties. Other therapeutic actions are: astringent, antiseptic, insecticide, hypotensive, stimulant and tonic.

Aromatherapy Notes

In a diffusor it can cleanse the environment, ease breathing and uplift the soul. As a blend it is healing and regenerative to skin and leaves a clean and fresh scent.

Traditional Uses

The plant has a long history of use in Chinese herbal medicine, where it was used to treat asthma, back pain, chills, digestive problems, dysmenorrhoea, headaches and muscular aches and pains. It was also used to treat cancer tumours since it was believed to have carcinostatic properties.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

Acne, colds, depression, dermatitis, flatulence, indigestion, insect repellant, oily skin, perspiration, poor appetite, stress, tissue toning, tonic. The insecticidal properties of this oil make it an appropriate substitute for Citronella oil, or addition to an insect repellant.

Safety

May cause skin irritation.

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