Elemi (New Product)


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  • Distillation Method: Steam
  • Country of Origin: Philippines
  • Plant Part: Resin
  • Latin name: Canarium luzonicum
  • Cultivation: Wild grown
  • Note: Top
About the Oil: The name 'elemi' comes from an Arabic phrase meaning 'above and below, reminding us that the sacred resin in the tree supports our well-being on both the spiritual and the physical planes. The Elemi tree is a member of the Burderacae family. A tall tropical tree (growing up to 30 meters in height), Elemi (locally called 'Pili') is native to the Philippines.
Excellent essential oil for skincare, Elemi has rejuvenating properties that are specific to reducing wrinkles and helping to nourish mature skin. An antiseptic and tonic, Elemi helps speed the healing process and brings a natural vibrancy to skin that has been damaged by the sun, scarring, or the natural aging process.

Elemi can be beneficial for various respiratory complaints including chest infections. catarrh, and sinusitis. Chest infections, especially where there is a lot of phlegm, such as in chronic bronchitis, may be attended to by diffusing the oil and through steam inhalation (adding a few drops of essential oil to a steaming bowl of water).

Aroma:  Bright, uplifting like a lemony-eucalyptus

Caution: Always test a small amount of essential oil first for sensitivity or allergic reaction. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult a physician.