Aroma:This resin oil is more light, fresh and lemon-like than the other balsamic aromas. It is a bit incense-like, spicy, and slightly camphoraceous, yet softer and balsamic.
Latin Name:Canarium luzonicum
Country of Origin:Philippines
Cultivation Method:Conventionally Grown
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Aromatherapy Properties:Restorative, refreshing and stimulating. Fortifying. Warming. Meditation aid.
Suggested Use:Add to a diffuser for a long-lasting, warm aroma climate. Please note that the balsams are most commonly used in the"background"of an Aromatherapy blend, as in our Bamboo Forest line of products.
History:Because of its drying and conserving properties, Elemi was one of the aromatics used by the ancient Egyptians for embalming their dead. Used for centuries as a fixative and fragrance component, for example in soaps. Detergents, perfumes, cosmetics. From the same botanical family as Frankincense and Myrrh.
Specific Safety Information:The steam distilled oil is considered non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.