Essential Oil Profile: Elemi

Endangered or Declining

Latin Name: Canarium luzonicum

Family: Burseraceae

Plant Part: Resin

Method: Distillation

Note/Element: Note: Base, Middle/ Element: Metal

Functional Group: Sesquiterpene, Terpene, Alcohol, Phenol

Type: Uplifting, Balancing, Drying

Ayurvedic Dosha: Vata, Kapha

Scent: Fresh, Spicy, Lemony, Exotic, Peppery

For Skin Type: Mature

Cautions: Not during pregnancy

Physical Uses: Congestion, colds, dry coughs, dry throat, cough with mucous, weepy cuts, fine lines & wrinkles, great for mature skin, overexerted muscles.

Mental/Emotional Uses: Stress, Depression, exhaustion, soothes emotional wounds. Heals body, mind & spirit,  meditation oil.

Other Uses: Perfumery fixative.

Blends Well With: Flower, Spice, Fruit, Resin, Root, Seed Oils.

References:

http://www.floracopeia.com/Essential-Oils/essential-oils-sub/elemi-essential-oil.html

https://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/elemi-oil.asp

Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Master Level, 2001-2011.

http://essentialoils.co.za/essential-oils/elemi.htm

http://www.your-aromatherapy-guide.com/elemi-essential-oil.html

 

 

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