Litsea Cubeba essential oil (may chang) has balancing, deodorising, toning and uplifting properties. It is used in skin care preparations for its toning affect and can be particularly effective for problem and oily skin. The deodorising properties of litsea cubeba can help to cool over-heated skin.
Our litsea cubeba essential oil originates from China and is extracted by steam distillation of fruit of litsea cubeba. Litsea cubeba essential oil is a member of the Lauraceae family. Litsea cubeba essential oil blends well with rose, orange, geranium, neroli, jasmin, lemon, ylang ylang and grapefruit. It has a sweet, citrus-lemon aroma.
Litsea Cubeba essential oil is non-toxic and non-irritating. It may cause sensitisation in some individuals.