Name: MAY CHANG OIL (CHINA) - 100% PURE ESSENTIAL OIL (STEAM DISTILLED) - AROMATHERAPY GRADE - (LITSEA CUBEBA) Botanical Name: Litsea Cubeba Country of Origin: China Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Blending Note: Medium Blending Factor: 5 (see our website education tab for more info) Blends well with:Bergamot, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, Ylang Ylang, Lime, Lemongrass, Peppermint, Lemon myrtle.
Description: May Chang is originally native to Asia, especially China. It is also cultivated in Taiwan and Japan. China is the main producer of the essential oil. It is a small tropical tree with fragrant, lemongrass-scented leaves and flowers. The small fruits that it produces are similar to peppers, from which the name 'cubeba' is derived. The essential oil is chemically similar to Lemongrass Melissa and other oils rich in citral and the therapeutic effects are similar to Lemongrass. Its odor, however, is finer than lemongrass with a sweet citrus and fruity fragrance.
Used in a massage, this oil will be effective in easing a back ache, or relieving nausea. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties May Chang can help ease away muscle aches and pains.
Skincare: May Chang can be helpful treating a headache as it will help relax the mind. It can also help keep the skin healthy, feeling revitalized and silky when used in soaps and lotions due to it's antibacterial and antifungal properties. It will also help fight and prevent acne. It is mildly astringent so perfect for reducing inflammation and balancing oily skin, it will also tone and firm the skin. It can help with excess perspiration. Added to a body lotion or spray it will help keep mosquitos, ants and other insects at bay.
Haircare: May Chang used in shampoo can help repel insects and is beneficial for the health of hair and scalp.
Diffusing this oil can help lift fatigue and destress the mind and keep the blues away.
It is antiseptic and antiviral , therefore it can help heal and keep coughs, colds, bronchitis and flu at bay. It will help freshen the air for those suffering from asthma. Diffused before bedtime it will help promote a good night's sleep. Due to its antibacterial and antifungal properties this oil can be helpful for those suffering from allergies.
Vaporizer: Add 10-15 drops to vaporizer to scent the room.
Skin Care: Add 1-2 % (20-40 drops per 100ml) to cream, lotion or body butter for general body application.
Massage: Add 1-2 % (20-40 drops per 100ml) to nakedpress Carrier Oil for general body application.
Bath: Add 5-10 drops to a fully drawn bath, having first mixed the essential oil with an emulsifier like liquid soap.
Please be advised the above information provided about this product is not intended to be direct recommendations for use from NakedPress. Furthermore NakedPress cannot provide medical advice related the use of essential oils specifically or generally and does not make any claims related to any medical application or indented or expected benefits from using any of our products. All results may vary greatly for all people for all applications when using natural products. Please consult a qualified and reputable aromatherapist for advice before administering any specific applications. Please seek professional medical advice if you are suffering from a serious medical illness. NakedPress products are intended for cosmetic, external and aromatherapy use only, not for internal consumption/medical applications. Due to the high potency of essential oils we recommend you do not apply directly to skin unless diluted within a suitable carrier oil.
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