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(Litsea Cubeba)


Also called May Chang, Exotic Verbena, Tropical Verbena ( not related to lemon verbena ). A pale yellow liquid with a lemony fresh and fruity odor. The scent of Litsea has been compared to lemongrass and lemon verbena. It is considered sweeter and finer than lemongrass and a possible fragrance alternative to the costly lemon verbena ( not an alternative in terms of therapeutic potential ).


Safety Information: Litsea should be used diluted in a carrier or blended with other essential oils. It is useful diluted with a carrier oil to decrease potential for skin irritation for acne, excessive perspiration, greasy skin, insect repellant and spots. Aromatherapy uses include high blood pressure, nervous tension and stress related conditions. It belongs to the same family as the laurel tree, rosewood and cinnamon. The following essential oils are recommended for blending: Basil, Bergamot, Geranium, Ginger, Jasmine, Rose, Rosemary, Rosewood and Ylang-Ylang.Country of Origin: China

Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil

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