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May Chang Essential Oil /Litsea Cubeba/

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May Chang essential oil is steam-distilled from the pepper-like fruits of the Litsea Cubeba tree which is native to China, Indonesia and other areas of Southeast Asia. The Litsea Cubeba plant has a long history of use in Chinese herbal medicine.

Our May Chang oil has a medium strength aroma and a distinct refreshing lemony fragrance with fruity and spicy undertones. Its fresh citrus-like fragrance is fairly similar to Lemongrass, except it is much sweeter and more refined.

This oil is known for its various benefits for skin, among which are purifying, balancing and energizing. It is often referred to as the ‘Oil of Tranquility’ by aromatherapists because of its relaxing properties.

Extraction method: Steam distilled essential oil

Parts used: fresh fruit

Aromatic profile:   Fresh, lemon-like fragrance with fruity and spicy undertones

Note: Top Note

Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Geranium, Ginger, Jasmine, Lavender, Rose, Rosemary and Ylang-ylang.

*For educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

How to use

Diffuse when you have high stress levels or when you need to clear your mind and uplift your mood.

Add a few drops to your moisturizer or home-made skin cleanser to balance and energize your complexion and purify skin.

Use it as a key ingredient into your home-made natural repellent or anti-perspirant.

Put a few drops into your shampoo, body lotion or liquid body wash to enhance their fragrance and benefits.


Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) essential oil*

*Certified Organic Ingredient

Additional Information

Always dilute. Possible skin irritant. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, mucous membranes and sensitive areas.

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May Chang Essential Oil