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  • Color: Clear with a Tinge of Yellow
  • Oil Consistency: Thin
  • Perfumery Note: Middle
  • Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
  • Scent: Fresh, citrusy, peppery, spicy

Action: Antiseptic, antimicrobial, analgesic, expectorant, tonic, stimulant.

Benefits, Indications: Sluggish glands, scarring, upset stomach, amoebic dysentery. Widely regarded today for soothing sore muscles, protecting and rejuvenating the skin, reducing wrinkles and stimulating nerves. Its fragrance is very conducive to meditation.

Elemi can be useful with respiratory complaints such as bronchitis, dry cough and excess mucus. It is also helpful in cases of heavy perspiration, cuts, wounds and skin infections. Elemi oil is said to rejuvenate the skin. It can be used in cases of nervous exhaustion and stress-related conditions; it gives a feeling of peace.



Chemical Constituents: terpineol, elemicine, elemol, dipentene, phellandrene and limonene

Companion Oils: frankincense, lavender, rosemary, myrrh, sage

Precautions: Possible carcinogen, but research is incomplete. No special precautions are needed, but please note that elemi oil can be irritating to a sensitive skin.

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