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The Aromatherapist

Litsea

Wildcrafted Essential Oil, 10 ml

Botanical Name: Litsea cubeba
Origin: Vietnam
Part of Plant: fruits
Extraction: steam 
Major Biochemical Compounds: Citral, Limonene, Methyl-6-hepten-5- one 2, Linalool
Common Uses: Litsea is most often used for it's fresh, uplifting aroma. Its aroma is very similar to Lemon Verbena, however it's at a much lower price point and therefore often used as a replacement in blends for 'Nature's Prozac' (Lemon Verbena). Litsea has also been used traditionally for stomach upset and digestive issues. It is antimicrobial and antifungal and can be used around the house for cleaning surfaces and clearing the air. 
Emotional/Psychological Uses: Uplifting, happy and refreshing. Promotes feelings of ease and wellbeing. 
Cosmetic/Skin Uses: Can be used for oily skin types (skin test for sensitivity). 
Blends Well With: Citrus Oils, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang, Vanilla, Black Pepper

 

Inside Info: Add a few drops of Litsea to your house cleaning water to disinfect and boost mood around the home. 
Best Ways to Use: Diffusion, Personal Roll-On, Room Spritzer, Carpet Deodorizer, Cleaning Spray