Tips for use:

  • Take internally to support a health immune system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, nervous system and musculoskeletal system.*
  • Diffuse to create an atmosphere with fresh, bright energy.
  • Use to flavor meat dishes and other appetizers.
  • Combine it with a base oil and massage your muscles after a hard workout or tiring day.
  • Add a drop to your facial cleanser or moisturizer for a sweet, uplifting scent and to reduce the appearance of blemishes.

What is Litsea essential oil?

Litsea is an evergreen tree or shrub common to Japan, Taiwan, southern China and Southeast Asia. Litsea is also called “mountain pepper.” It is considered a spicy spice and is often used in Taiwan's indigenous cuisine. The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation from the fresh ripe fruits of the Litsea tree. Litsea essential oil is also often called May Chang oil.

What is Litsea oil used for?

Litsea essential oil offers many powerful health benefits when taken internally. Its main chemical constituent is citral, which actually consists of geranial and neral together. Citral can support healthy cellular function, immune system health, and nervous system function.* It also helps calm and soothe muscles.*

The other primary chemical constituent of Litsea is Limonene which is known for its beneficial properties. Limonene may support healthy functioning of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, immune, cellular and nervous systems.* Experimental research suggests that Litsea has cleansing properties and may support antioxidants.*

How do you use Litsea Essential Oil?

doTERRA litsea oil can be used externally, aromatically and internally. To take advantage of its many health benefits, take a few drops of litsea oil in a vegetable capsule. You can also use it in your kitchen. It can add a new delicious flavor to an old favorite recipe.

Aromatically and externally, litsea oil blends well with the deep, rich aromas of oils such as Sandalwood, Frankincense and Vetiver. It also works well with flowers such as Ylang Ylang, Rose, Lavender and Geranium. You can create a new personal fragrance or diffuser mix. Use Litsea as part of a soothing, relaxing massage to soothe muscles and create a rejuvenating, uplifting, refreshing atmosphere for your mood.

Litsea's natural cleansing properties make it a great addition to a natural surface cleanser or even to your skincare routine. It can be added to a facial cleanser to help promote a clear, healthy-looking complexion.

What does Litsea oil smell like?

Although Litsea is not a citrus fruit, it has a distinct citrusy aroma. Sweet, fruity and fresh, the scent of Litsea is often compared to that of lemons.

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Litsea, ook bekend als May Chang, is een verfrissende, verjongende essentiële olie met een citroenachtig aroma. Litsea wordt al lang gebruikt door de inheemse bevolking van Taiwan en biedt een verscheidenheid aan gezondheidsvoordelen.

Plantendeel: Vrucht
Extractiemethode: Stoomdestillatie
Aromatische beschrijving: Citrus, zoet, fruitig
Belangrijkste chemische bestanddelen: Geranial, Neral, Limonene



Verstuiving: Gebruik drie tot vier druppels in een verstuiver naar keuze.
Inwendig gebruik: Verdun een druppel in 4 fl. oz. vloeistof.
Plaatselijk gebruik: Breng een tot twee druppels aan op de gewenste plaats.
Verdun met een draagolie om eventuele huidgevoeligheid te minimaliseren.
Zie extra voorzorgsmaatregelen hieronder.



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