Latin Name: Canarium luzonicum
Common Name: Elemi
Botanical Name: Canarium luzonicum
Botany: A tree native to the Philippine Islands that produces a pale yellow honey like resin.
History: Elemi is widely used in the Middle East and the Egyptians used it for embalming.
Plant Part: Resin
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Cultivation Method: Wildcrafted
Fragrance: Balsamic, fresh, pungent, spicy, woodsy, citrus, herbaceous
Color of Oil: Clear
Note: Middle-Base Note
Blends well with: Cardamom, Frankincense, Galbanum, Geranium, Ginger, Juniper, Lavender, Melissa, Myrrh, Orange, Rosemary, Rosewood, Sage
Therapeutic Benefits - Mind: Elemi is clarifying, cooling, grounding, and uplifting.
Therapeutic Benefits - Body: Elemi is an analgesic, bactericide, and fungicide. It is an expectorant and a tonic for the urinary tract. Elemi is also good for athlete’s foot.
Therapeutic Benefits - Spirit: Elemi is used for meditation and generating peace. It is used to boost the inner child and protect the soul.
Chemical Constituents: elemicin, elemol, limonene, phellandrene
Common Adulterations: Alpha-phellandrene (synthetic or bioidentical), limonene (synthetic or bioidentical)
Application Method: Dilute 10 drops in 1 oz carrier oil, massage oil, or lotion and apply to skin or bath. Use 4 drops in 2 cups of hot water for a steam.
Color Energy: Violet - Uplifting