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100% natural Litsea essential oil, for external use.
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Availability date: 12/2/2016
INCI: Litsea cubeba fruit oil
Botanical name: Litsea cubeba
Extraction method: steam distillation
Parts used: leaves and fruits
Quality: 100% natural
appearance: clear liquid
color: straw yellow
scent: intense lemon, fruity-fresh; it blends well with all the citrus oils (in particular Neroli) and spicy oils Major constituents: citral, citronellal, Methyl heptenone, limonene, and others Uses
In aromatherapy: its citrusy perfume is intense, fruity and fresh, prefect for work areas and anywhere where freshness and clarity are needed; it favors concentration and helps counteract tiredness; excellent as an insect repellent. Given its antiseptic and astringent properties, it can be added to clay face mask preparations, for acne, oily and impure skin and cutaneous blotches; a few drops in a neutral shampoo purifies the scalp and regulates sebaceous secretions.
Recommended doses massages: 2-3% solution in a carrier oil (40-60 drops in 100 ml, or 5-6 drops in a spoonful for on-the-spot preparation) suitable for most areas of the body; 1% solution in a carrier oil or base cream (20 drops in 100 ml, or 2 drops in a spoonful for on-the-spot preparation) for delicate areas of the body and delicate skin types;
aromatic baths: 15 drops in 3 spoonfuls of honey, natural marine salt or neutral liquid soap; airborne: 10 drops in an aroma or vaporizer lamp.
In cosmetics: it is used for its perfuming/flavoring, antiseptic, astringent, deodorizing, and lightening properties. applications: as a fragrance component in room fresheners, soaps, deodorants, colognes, personal hygiene products and perfumes; as an active component in the treatment of acne, skin disorders, excessive sweating, oily skin and cutaneous blotches.
recommended doses: 10-15 drops per every 100 g of product
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