• Elemi Essential Oil

Elemi Essential Oil

  • Product Code: EO-D02
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Elemi is a beautiful, exotic essential oil with a fresh, lemony, spicy aroma. It has a long history of use in skincare and for respiratory complaints.
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  • Ex Tax: £2.08

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Elemi essential oil comes from a large tropical tree from the Philippines. The tree is closely related to Frankincense and Myrrh and exudes a natural yellow resin. It is only when the tree sprouts leaves that the resin is produced. The resin solidifies on contact with the air and is then distilled to produce an exotic, beautiful essential oil.

Elemi is often referred to as 'poor man's Frankincense' as it has similar properties. It has a long history of use for respiratory complaints and for skincare. It is also believed to stimulate the immune system, thus being a key ingredient in many 'preventative' blends. 

Like most oils made from resins, Elemi has wonderful skin-healing properties. Elemi essential oil can be used for reducing scar tissue, and supporting healthy tissue regrowth (try combining it with Frankincense for additional skin-healing properties). Its use for treating wounds and skin infections dates back to the 16th century and it is reported that Elemi was included in the aromatic blend that the Egyptians used for embalming.


  • Species: Canarium Commune
  • Plant family: Burseraceae 
  • Origin: Phillipines
  • Note: Middle
  • Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

 

Safety Note:
 
No toxicity reported but if using for the first time or if you have sensitive skin spot test first
 
Skin:
Historically been used to improve the appearance and elasticity of scar tissue and it is popular with beautitians to improve the appearance of wrinkles.
 
Mind:
Helps to reduce fear and motivate change. Can be used for protection from negative energy and helps to release blocked energy. Can be used for fatigue, low energy, depression and weakness.
 
Body:
It has an affinity with the respiratory system and the sinuses. It is used to reduce mucus, heal respiratory concerns, and is very calming for a cough. It is good for chest and sinus infections and is especially effective in reducing mucus.
 
Blends well with:
Cinnamon, Frankincense, Lavandin, Lavender, Myrrh, Rosemary, Sage


Allergens Listing:

Limonene 72%

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