Aromatherapy Essential Oils



Elemi Essential Oil

Elemi Essential Oil

Canarium luzonicum



Properties:
Elemi essential oil has a fresh, citrusy, peppery, spicy odour and is clear with a tinge of yellow having thin viscosity.

Origin:
It originated in France.

Extraction Method:
It is extracted using steam distillation process.

Chemical composition:
Phellandrene, dipentene, elemol, elemicin, terpineol, carvone, terpinolene.

Therapeutic properties:
analgesic, expectorant, tonic, antiseptic and as a stimulating agent.

Uses:

It is used in curing:
  1. Bronchitis
  2. catarrh
  3. extreme coughing
  4. heavy perspiration
  5. mature skin
  6. scars
  7. stress
  8. wounds
  9. reduction of mucous

Precautions:

  • It may be a carcinogen.

Blends well with:

Clary Sage, Frankincense, Rosemary, Myrrh and Lavender.