Botanical Name: Canarium luzonicum
Plant Part: Resin
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Description: Closely related to the trees that give us Frankincense and Myrrh, Elemi exudes an exotic, fragrant resin when its leaves are sprouting. This yellow resin, similar to Frankincense and Muhuhu, with a strong woody scent, solidifies when it comes into contact with the air.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.
Aromatic Fragrance: Elemi Essential Oil can be best described by comparing it to a dill pickle with citrus notes. It is surprisingly fresh and clean though, not as tart as one would expect.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Common Applications: The therapeutic properties of Elemi Essential Oil include use as an analgesic, expectorant, tonic, antiseptic and as a stimulating agent. It can give users a feeling of peace, be effective on wounds and cuts, heavy perspiration, and in the reduction of mucous. It is said to enhance the appearance of mature skin.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Elemi Essential Oil blends well with Clary Sage, Frankincense, Rosemary, Myrrh and Lavender.
Cautions: None Known.