May Chang Essential Oil Profile

 

May Chang (Litsea cubeba) essential oil benefits

May Chang or Litsea essential oil has a wonderful lemony, flowery aroma, and is very uplifting and revitalising. It’s a great astringent and ideal for congested skin. Litsea cubeba or May Chang has a unique floral aroma enriched by vital, lemony, and refreshing undertones. It’s a great happy oil that counteracts depression, lethargy, lack of vitality, and negative energy gently while refreshing both body and mind. May Chang is also a well know skin-rejuvenating oil ideal for oily skin as it helps to balance the natural skin PH while helping to retain the natural level of hydration. It is astringent and can be used in low doses as anti-perspirant. 

Litsea cubeba or May Chang has a unique floral aroma enriched by vital, lemony, and refreshing undertones. It’s a great happy oil that counteracts gently depression, lethargy, lack of vitality, and negative energy while refreshing both body and mind. May Chang is also a well know skin-rejuvenating oil ideal for oily skin as it helps to balance the natural skin PH while helping to retain the natural level of hydration. Definitively one of our favorites.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Botanical Name: Listea cubeba

Method of Extraction: Steam distillation from the flowering tops

Origin: China

Color: Pale yellow

Aroma: Fresh, green, evergreen aroma, balsamic

Note: top

Blends well with:  basil, Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Sweet Orange, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, Ginger, Jasmine, Lemon, Ylang ylang

Therapeutic properties: Analgesic,

Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antirheumatic, antispasmodic, astringent, deodorant, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, sedative, tonic 

HOW TO USE

 
To restore positive energy and uplift the spirit, promote sleep burn 2-3 drops every 5 hours


For congested skin dilute 0.5 % to 1% to a carrier oil or a cream.

 

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