Elemi Essential Oil

Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Canarium luzonicum

Java almond 

Source Location

Plant part used

Philippines

Resin

Extraction Method

Color

Steam distilled

Clear, very pale yellow

Consistency

Aroma Strength

Thin

Medium

Fragrance

Fresh, balsamic and spicy with lemony tone

Benefits/Uses/Systems

Rejuvenating. Use for skin care. Heals wounds and cuts, plus treats candida, athlete’s foot, dry skin, skin fungus and inflammation, assisting in new skin cell growth and oily skin.  Mental stimulant, as well as stimulates the immune system.  Calming, eases stress, fatigue, exhaustion and nervous tension. Diarrhea, colitis, ulcers, and digestive spasms; bronchitis, congestion, catarrh; stimulate thymus

Blends Well With

Bergamot, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Galbanum, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Hyssop, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Melissa, Myrrh, Orange, Patchouli, Pine, Rosemary, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Spruce, Vetiver

Main Constituents

Phellandrene, elemol, elemens, carvone, terpinolene, limonene

Properties

Analgesic, antiamebic, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericide, balsamic, expectorant, fungicide, tonic

Safety

Can cause skin irritation. Don't use when pregnant or nursing, nor on children or babies.