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Elemi Canarium luzonicum

Starting at: $0.14

 

Extraction Method:

Steam Distilled

Part of Plant: 

Gum

Country of Origin: 

Philippines

Growing Method:

Wild

Description:

Elemi is a tropical tree from the Philippines that can grow up to 30 meters (98 feet). It exudes a yellow resin when leaves are sprouting.

Colour: 

Clear to faint yellow

Aromatic Description: 

Elemi essential oil can be best described by comparing it to a dill pickle with citrus notes. It is surprisingly fresh and clean though, and not as tart as one would expect.

Strength of Aroma:

Medium

Blends well with:

Elemi oil blends well with Sage, Frankincense, Rosemary, Myrrh and Lavender.

Aromatic Note:

Middle

Consistency:

Thin

Common Uses: 

Elemi Oil can give users a feeling of peace, be effective on wounds and cuts, heavy perspiration, and in the reduction of mucous. 

It is soothing and calming. Elemi is used primarily as a fixative in the cosmetic industry, but also as a fragrance in soaps, cosmetic and perfumes.

Therapeutic Actions: 

Antiseptic, balsamic, cicatrisant, expectorant, stimulant, stomachic, tonic

Works with the following Body Systems:

Nervous, Respiratory, Skin care

Best form of Application:

To skin - Massage, compress, bath, skin care

Inhalation – direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporiser.

Shelf life: 

Users can expect a shelf life of 6 Months to 2 Years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight).

Cautions: 

Though research is incomplete, there are some indications that Elemi may be a carcinogen.

History:

Elemi essential oil is known locally as 'Pili" and the gum is exported from Manila. The ancient Egyptians used Elemi oil in the embalming process.

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If you are buying by the drop, please click here to choose one of these vial options for storage -
2ml amber vial & black cap


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  • Model: AEO.ELE
  • 9953 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Essentialz

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 05 April, 2006.

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