Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil
Botanical family: Lauraceae
Botanical name: Litsea cubeba
Extraction process: Steam distillation
Country of Origin: Vietnam
L. citrata, ‘may chang’, exotic verbena, tropical verbena.
Properties: Antiseptic, deodorant, digestive, disinfectant, insecticidal, stimulant, stomachic.
Uses: It can be used in dilution for acne and greasy skin, excessive sweating and for an insect repellent. It has a very refreshing, stimulating and uplifting action. Also reputed to have a tonic effect on the nervous system and can help provide clarity of thought when feeling nervous & stressed.
Additional information: An evergreen tree native to parts of east Asia, it produces fruits which are used in part to make the essential oil. Main component: citral. Research is now being carried out on the essential oil from the seed for treatment of lung cancer.