Botanical Name: Citrus Junos
Country of Origin: Japan
Extraction Method: Cold pressed of the citrus rind
Scent Profile: This complex scent describes a close similarity to Grapefruit and Mandarin, with subtle overtones of bergamot and lime. Dry, tangy quality whilst producing an almost floral note that is very appealing.
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES / HEALTH BENEFITS
Yuzu essential oil is very similar in action to Bergamot, having a refreshing and uplifting effect on the body while calming the mind at the same time. It is also rich in anti-ageing properties and high in Vitamin C.
The anti-aging benefits ofyuzuare well-known. It helps limit the development of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and increases collagen synthesis, making it an excellent natural anti-aging agent. By enhancing elasticity,Yuzucan tighten the skin and diminish fine lines and wrinkles.
Interestingly, multiple studies have found thatyuzu oil has calming properties, possibly aiding in the reduction of stress and anxiety.
Yuzu oil has a characteristic scent that includes notes of grapefruit, mandarin, bergamot, and lime, thanks to compounds like limonene and linalool.
|Relieves anxiety and tension||High antioxidant properties|
|Allows restful sleep||Protects the body from chronic diseases|
|Removes negative emotional stress||Treats bronchial asthma|
YUZU IN SKIN CARE
Brightens skin: As an active skincare ingredient, Yuzu essential oil can naturally brighten, energize and tone the skin.
Rejuvenates ageing skin: Vitamin C initiates the production of Collagen. Collagen is responsible for firming the skin, making the skin wrinkle-free and in turn, revealing softer and more radiant skin.
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.
YUZU IN HEALTH CARE
Antibacterial: Yuzu can greatly help the body combat various common ailments such as flu, cold and sore throat because it boosts the immune system greatly.
Rich in Vitamin C: Containing three times more Vitamin C than lemon, Yuzu has high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that contributes to a strong immune system.
HOW TO USE
– In a nebuliser
– In an oil burner
– In baths or inhalation
BLENDS WELL WITH
Yuzu blends wonderfully well with Rose, Geranium, Ylang Ylang and Vanilla.
Those with sensitive skin should do a patch test first because like many citrus oils, Yuzu may have a tendency to cause photosensitization when exposed to the sun.