Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil
A pale yellow liquid with a crisp, earthy, fruity citrus scent that blends well with many oils including lavender, basil, bergamot, petitgrain, rosemary, rosewood, ylang ylang and citrus scents. Frequently used in aromatherapy, body care products, hair care, and cold process and melt and pour soap making.
Latin: Litsae cubeba
Extraction: Steam Distilled
Uses: It is reported to have tonic and astringent properties which help to balance oily skin and hair. It is also said to have calming, anti-inflammatory and insecticidal properties.
Caution: Essential Oils are concentrated essences from plants, and should always be diluted before application to the skin to avoid irritation. We do not promote or encourage the use of Essential Oils internally but more for their aromatic and topical benefits. Ensure that you are aware of the contraindications of the oils that you are using and consult with your doctor or a certified aromatherapist if you have health concerns or questions.