Essential Oil Profile
Botanical Name: Canarium Luzonicum
Country of Origin: Philippines
Extraction Method: Steam distillation from the gum resin
Scent Profile: Sharp pine lemony scent, citrus and spicy aroma
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES / HEALTH BENEFITS
Elemi has antiseptic and toning effects and can help balance the production of sebum. Elemi oil is also used in perfumery for its emotionally uplifting, spicy and sharp citrusy fragrance instilling a feeling of peace.
|Provides feelings of peace||Reduces coughs and congestion|
|Increases body’s resilience during stress||Tones the body as a natural tonic|
|Relieves depression||Relieves pain in the body|
ELEMI IN SKIN CARE
Reduces wrinkles and fine lines: For matured skin, Elemi is a fantastic oil to rejuvenate sun-damaged or ageing skin. Elemi also works for reducing scarring and acne.
Brightens skin: Skin repairing benefits helps to tone and firm the skin, shrinking pores and supporting a balanced, even skin complexion.
How to use for face care
Add one drop of essential oil to one dollop of your face cream or lotion and apply every two days. Do not be tempted to add more oil. Higher doses do not work better than regular applications.
How to use for body care
Use no more than 4 to 5 drops for every 5ml of body lotion or carrier oil. Apply the mixture all over skin and pat dry or allow full absorption.
ELEMI IN HEALTH CARE
Stress reducer in meditation: Elemi has a harmonising effect on the spiritual mind, making it a perfect oil to use during meditation to relieve stress and bring mind, body and spirit together.
Natural tonic: Keep diseases away naturally with Elemi essential oil. This natural tonic will ensure a smooth function of the circulatory, respiratory, nervous and endocrinal system.
HOW TO USE
– In a nebuliser
– In an oil burner
– In baths or inhalation
BLENDS WELL WITH
Elemi blends well with Grapefruit, Bergamot, Frankincense and Lavender.
Elemi essential oil can be irritating to sensitive skin, so it should not be used on the skin without proper dilution. Topical application must always be blended with a carrier oil first before applying onto skin.