Litsea Cubeba (May Chang)

Botanical Name : Litsea Cubeba
Plant Part : Fruits
Extraction : Steam Distillation
Origin : India

Product Description:

Litsea Cubeba is a small plant found in tropical areas. The leaves are typically a vibrant green with a pleasant, lemon like smell. It produces small, pepper-like fruits from which the essential oil is extracted

Product Color:

Pale yellow to yellow transparent liquid

Common Uses:

Also known as May Chang, Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil is most valued for its calming and anti-inflammatory properties. Other therapeutic properties include being astringent, antiseptic, insecticide, hypotensive, stimulant and tonic

Blends Well With

Basil, Bergamot, Geranium, Ginger, Jasmine, Rose, Rosemary, Rosewood and Ylang-ylang.


Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil has been used historically in both Japan and Taiwan for reasons listed above.


Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil is possible skin irritant. Avoid use during pregnancy.

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