Elemi Essential Oil (100% Pure)
- Pure Elemi Essential Oil
- Elemi (Canarium luzonicum) Essential Oil
- No fillers, additives, bases or carriers added
Elemi (Canarium luzonicum) essential oil is steam distilled from the gum or resin (a pale yellow substance, of honey-like consistency) from the Canarium luzonicum tree. It has a spicy, incense-like scent that is soft and somewhat balsamic.
Belonging to the same botanical family as frankincense and myrrh, it has been used traditionally in Europe for the skin. It is highly regarded for it’s potential to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, aid skin support, and for soothing muscles after exercise. Elemi essential oil are considered to have a softer feel and smell as compared to its botanical kin, the frankincense.
Benefits of Elemi Essential Oil
- To relieve nervous and respiratory conditions, diffuse elemi essential oil throughout your home.
- For stress relieve and muscle relief, blend few drops of elemi essential oil into massage oils for massage.
- For aged skin, acne, eczema, dilute it (2% maximum) with carrier oil and apply to affected area (always do a small patch test).
Point of Interests
Before modern medicine was discovered, human civilization had relied heavily on the natural powers of botanicals for healing and restoration. Archaeological records show that elemi was traded widely in the Mediterranean Middle East and made it as far west as Egypt, where the ancient Egyptians used the oil in embalming mixtures due to its antiseptic properties . Elemi essential oil is one which is a rare and precious essential oil that has been revered for centuries and referred to as the “Poor Man’s Frankincense” because it has some of the same properties and uses of frankincense but cost slightly lesser due to the faster growing rate of Elemi trees as compared to Frankincense.
Distillation Method: Steam distilled
Botanical name: Canarium luzonicum
Ingredient: 100% Elemi Essential Oil
Appearance: Pale yellow liquid
Country of Origin: Product of France
Packaging: Amber Essential Oil Glass Bottle
Storage: Room temperature. Air tight container.
Disclaimer: This is PURE essential oil. It should NOT be used directly in pregnant women or women who are currently breastfeeding. It’s best to dilute pure essential oil with a Carrier Oil like Jojoba Oil, Argan Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Grapeseed Oil and Coconut Oil when you are applying it directly to the skin.
Reference: Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for Vibrant Health and Beauty by Roberta Wilson