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May Chang Essential Oil (10ml)

May Chang Essential Oil (10ml)

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The oil of tranquility. A sweet, uplifting, citrus aroma. Useful for relieving lethargy and calming the nervous system. An astringent, balances oily skin and hair.

Aroma
A fruity, intensely sweet, lemony scent. 

The plant
Harvested from the Litsea Cubeba plant, May Chang essential oil offers a wealth of benefits. The Litsea Cubeba is a deciduous tree, also known as the Chinese Pepper and Mountain Pepper. It belongs to the Lauraceae family and is native to China, Indonesia and some other areas of South-east Asia. Litsea Cubeba is actually the botanical name of the plant and the oil is often referred to by this name.

The extraction
The essential oil of May Chang is obtained from the pepper-like fruits of the tree. The oil can also be obtained from the leaves but it is of an inferior quality as compared to that of the fruit. May Chang is produced by the steam-distillation method

Affects
A wonderfully calming, 'feel good' oil. May Chang has been utilised for its wonderful uplifting and relaxing properties to help ease anxious feelings and clear the mind. Calming, de-stressing and relaxing. Also known as the Oil of Tranquility as it is often used by those in need of deep sleep.

History
Native to east Asia, particularly China, May Chang has been used in Chinese traditional medicine for hundreds of years.

Interesting fact
The enticing fragrance of the oil makes it popular in the cosmetic and perfume industry.

Blending
You may find that May Chang blends particularly well with Basil, Bay, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper, Marjoram, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pettigrain, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Tea Tree, Thyme, Vetivert & Ylang Ylang.


Suggested directions for use:
Add 6-10 drops in a bath.
Mix 5 drops with water to use in an oil burner.
Mix 6-10 drops with hot water as an inhalation.
Mix 5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil for massage.

Precautions:
Do not take internally unless prescribed
Keep away from children and eyes.
If pregnant or have a medical condition consult your practitioner before use.
If oil gets into eyes splash out with water, seek medical advice if necessary.
If unfamiliar with essential oils seek advice from a practitioner.

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