May Chang Essential Oil


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Inci:Litsea cubeba Fruit Oil

An intense lemon fragrance that is refreshing with spicy and fruity undertones. Sweeter than Lemongrass.


A pale yellow, mobile oil obtained from steam distillation of the berries of the Litsea Cubeba plant.
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (CosIng), the functions of May Chang Essential Oil are:Masking, Perfuming, Tonic.
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Skin Care
Useful in a deodorant.
As a mild astringent, can be used in products for problem skin, including acne prone skin - but only if the skin is unbroken.
Good in oily skin products.
Excellent for using in foot creams and gels.
Calms the mind and physically relaxes the body so use in spa body treatments like massages and body wraps.
Hair Care
Useful to have in a body wash or shampoo.
It gives a strong lemon fragrance that shines through in a shampoo blend and is very uplifting.
It acts as a fixative to the other essential oils used in the blend.
Use in an oil burner to give a very uplifting and relaxed atmosphere.
Calms and gives an emotional lift in massage products.
Suggested Blends
Add to Citronella and Lavender as an insect repellent.
Blend with Lavender in a foot cream.
Mix with Tea Tree as a general surface cleanser in a water spray.


Do not use during pregnancy. Avoid using on sensitive skin or broken skin.