Featured Global Aromatherapy Business Directory Listing:

Nature's Gift Aromatherapy Products
Over 150 rare organic and wildcrafted oils, absolutes, CO2s, plus hydrosols, floral waxes, carriers and aromatherapy accessories. Quality tested oils. Unique therapeutic blends for emotional balance and physical relief. Personal, efficient service.

AromaWeb

Your Source for Aromatherapy and
Essential Oil Information

Connect on FacebookFollow AromaWeb on TwitterLinkedInPinterest
Search|Sitemap|About|Contact|In the Media|Advertise
Home|Aromatherapy Articles|Essential Oils|Carrier Oils|Hydrosols|Recipes|Books|Blog|Polls|Links|Featured Advertisers




Global Aromatherapy Business Directory

Regional Aromatherapy Business Directory

Aromatherapy School & Educator Directory


SunRose Aromatics, LLC


Nature's Gift


FromNatureWithLove.com


http://www.wingedseed.com


http://www.100pureessentialoils.com


http://www.100pureessentialoils.com


Amphora Aromatics

 

 


ome Page > Essential Oil Profiles > May Chang Essential Oil

May Chang Essential Oil

May Chang Oil is also commonly referred to by its botanical name, Litsea Cubeba Oil.

May Chang Oil
May Chang Oil
    

Botanical Name: Litsea cubeba

Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled

Part Typically Used: Fruit

Color: Yellow

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Medium

Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong

Aromatic Description: Sharp, with a complex lemony aroma.

May Chang Oil Uses: Acne, indigestion. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 56-64.]

Constituents: Citral, limonene, miycrene, methyl hepetone, linalool, linlyl acetate. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 167.]

Safety Information: Avoid use of May Chang Oil with glaucoma. May Chang Oil may have a homeone-like action. Avoid in prostatic hyperplasia. Avoid with sensitive, diseased or damaged skin. Slight risk of sensitization. Do not administer to children. [Robert Tisserand, Essential Oil Safety (United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone, 1995), 82, 149.]

Important Note: The essential oil information provided within the Essential Oil Properties & Profiles area is intended for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General Safety Information: Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an essential oil that you've never used before. Instructions on conducting a skin patch test and more safety information can be found by visiting the Essential Oil Safety Information page. For very in-depth information on essential oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.

Bookmark and ShareBookmark and Share

< Return to Essential Oil Profile Index

 
 

Own Profiles for 400 Essential Oils and 206 Constituents:
Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young

The second edition of Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young is a 784-page powerhouse of information that is invaluable to the serious aromatherapy student, aromatherapy practitioner, health care professional, and everyone seriously interested in understanding individual essential oils, their constituents, usage guidelines, safety precautions and contraindications. Read a review of this book.

Also consider...
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils by Julia Lawless
It contains 160 detailed essential oil profiles complete with beautiful color photos.  Read a review of this book.

 

 

 


Wellspring Trading - Good for Your Body. Good for Your Soul. Good for the Planet.


Floracopeia Essential Oils and Aromatherapy


Biosource Naturals, LLC


Learn why it's
smart to shop with
AromaWeb's advertisers

 


Free Essential Oil with Aroma-Ace Aromatherapy Diffuser



Copyright © 1997-2014 by AromaWeb, LLC. All Rights Reserved. AromaWeb and the AromaWeb logo are registered trademarks of AromaWeb, LLC.
No part of AromaWeb may be duplicated or incorporated into any other work without express written permission.
By using AromaWeb, you agree to the Terms of Use.

Connect on FacebookFollow AromaWeb on TwitterLinkedInPinterest