Elemi

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.

Origin: Philippines

Plant Part: Resin

Extraction Method: Steam distilled

Cultivation Method: Wildcrafted

Fragrance: Balsamic, fresh, pungent, spicy, woodsy, citrus, herbaceous

Color of Oil: Clear

Keyword: Unifying

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.

Warnings: None

Color Energy: Violet - Uplifting

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