Elemi: Canarium luzonicum (Miq.)
Why elemi? When smelling elemi, it’s easy to imagine a cool, spring breeze sweeping through a tropical rainforest. Elemi aromatherapy essential oil is an invigorating top to middle note. It has a light and fresh lemony fragrance with balsamic, slightly green, and sweet undertones with a hint of spice.
Quality Assured: Our elemi essential oil is sustainably cultivated and sourced from the France. The essential oil is steam distilled from the bark and gum resin of the tropical elemi tree. Additionally, our expert aromatherapists here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally assess all of our oils—using touch, taste, smell, and lab analyses—to ensure that your essential oil is suitable for use and entirely free of adulterants.
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How to Use
Benefits: Elemi is a refreshing and cleansing essential oil. It is often used in homemade air fresheners for its light and clean aroma.
Regulatory Status: Elemi essential oil is not listed on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list.
Oils That Blend Well With Elemi: Elemi aromatherapy essential oil is an invigorating top to middle note that blends well with
cinnamon Cinnamomum zeylanicum
frankincense Boswellia carterii
lavandin Lavandula intermedia
lavender Lavandula angustifolia
myrrh Commiphora myrrha
rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
sage Salvia officinalis
verbena Verbena officinalis
- all spice oils
CLEANSING SKIN WASH:
Elemi Canarium luzonicum oil: 20 drops
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis oil: 10 drops
Lavender Lavandula angustifolia oil: 10 drops
Myrrh Commiphora myrrha oil: 5 drops
Blend oils and add 20 drops to 2 cups of boiled water that has cooled. Bathe skin at least three times a day with sterile gauze as needed.
Love the fresh and clean qualities of elemi aromatherapy essential oil? Check out this video with Dorene Petersen as she makes “Winter Blah Bath Salts” and discusses Elemi essential oil.