Yuzu essential oil profile

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Yuzu (Citrus junos) essential oil benefits

Yuzu (柚子) is a citrus fruit native to Japan and it's an hybrid of sour mandarin and other citrus types; it has a tart, citrus smell that is a blend between Mandarin and Grapefruit.

It is very useful during cold months to ease minor respiratory congestion as gentler alternative to oils such as Eucalyptus of Peppermint.

It’s refreshing, cleansing when diffused and perfect when creating a positive atmosphere - it's the perfect after-work relaxing oil.

Yuzu is used in perfumery for its beautiful balance of zesty and sweet tones.



Botanical Name: Citrus junos

Method of Extraction: Cold pressing of the rind

Origin: Japan

Color: Bright yellow

Aroma:  fresh, tangy, sweet citrus

Note: Top

Blends well with:  Amyris, Basil, Cedarwood Virginian, Clary Sage, Coriander Seed, Cypress, Davana, Elemi, Frankincense Carteri, Ginger Root CO2, Jasmine Absolute, Laurel Leaf, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Sandalwood Australian, Orange Sweet, and Vetiver.

Therapeutic properties: Antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, depurative, restorative, stimulant, tonic


To relieve tension and chill after a long day, burn 2-5 drops every 5 hours.

To support your respiratory health, add 4-5 drops to every 5 ml of carrier and massage with medium pressure (best if lymphatic-drainage). 

Avoid sun exposure for 12 hours (if skin application). Do not apply undiluted. Do not take internally unless heavily diluted. safe for children.

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