Botanical Name - Litsea cubeba
Also known as - 'Exotic Verbena'
Aroma - Fresh, sweet and fruity
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Berries
Country of Origin - China/Vietnam
Chemical Constituents - Citral, limonene, citronellal
Caution - Potential sensitisation in some sensitive individuals
Uses - Frequently used in perfumery. Useful for boosting energy and revitalising the circulation and respiratory systems. Excellent for optimising healthy skin in those prone to oiliness due to its tonic and astringent properties.
Mind & Spirit - Uplifting, sunny and stimulating
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.