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May Chang Essential Oil (Oshadhi) 10ml

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May Chang Essential Oil (Oshadhi) 10ml

May Chang (Litsea cubeba)May Chang (Litsea)


Cheering and Relaxing - A Great Addition to an Antiperspirant Blend or to a Preparation for Oily Skin

The sweet lemony aroma of May Chang is pleasant and very insistent. It is an inexpensive oil that may be added to blends for strengthening respiratory and digestive systems, with special emphasis on the spleen and pancreas. It is anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory. Psychologically it helps to reduce irritability, pessimism and cynicism. It contains citrals, which can be irritating to the skin if used in high concentrations, so dilute it well.

This is a pure therapeutic-quality aromatherapy essential oil produced using wild-crafted plants and traditional methods from Vietnam and is obtained from the fruit of the tree.

About May Chang (Litsea) Essential Oil


Litsea cubeba is native to China, Indonesia and other areas of Southeast Asia. In China, it grows naturally in the south and has been cultivated in central and eastern areas to the south of the Yangtze river for its various commercial uses. Smaller quantities of this species also grow wild in Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan, between a height of 700 metres and 2,300 meters above sea level. It is also cultivated in Japan and Taiwan.

May chang oil is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh fruits, and yields a pale yellow liquid with a fresh, intensely lemon fragrance with fruity and spicy undertones. For many people, the aroma brings back happy memories of sherbet-lemon sweets! Its lemony fragrance is similar to but much sweeter and more refined than lemongrass, which has grassy, fishy and fatty backnotes. Due to this lemon sweetness, essential oil of may chang is used extensively in the perfumery, cosmetic and flavour industries.

May Chang flowersPopular Uses of May Chang Essential Oil


  1. Application - May chang essential oil is safe for topical application as long as you dilute it first with a carrier oil or add a few drops to your regular skincare products. Like the vast majority of essential oils, may chang is not considered safe for internal use.
  2. Aromatherapy - May chang essential oil has refreshing, stimulating and uplifting action, which makes it perfect for relieving fatigue and lethargic psychological states. So when you are suffering from a severe case of the blues, add a few drops of this oil to your diffuser for a quick pick-me-up. And because this oil is a tonic to the nervous system it makes it ideal for clearing your head when you are feeling anxious, stressed or befuddled.
  3. Body - It has surprisingly good antiseptic, antifungal and antiviral properties too, which can be used to help keep coughs, colds and athletes foot at bay.
  4. Cleaning - It’s also great for cleaning jobs around the home such as sterilizing kitchen worktops. To boost its effectiveness blend may chang with tea tree and you’ll have a powerful cleansing action without the unpleasant disinfectant-like aroma. When vaporised, it also acts as a respiratory tonic.
  5. Skin Care - Use it in skincare for its mild astringent properties which can be helpful with acne and oily skin. May chang oil is also a very effective deodorant that helps to reduce excess perspiration, so added to a lotion it can be used to make an all-over body lotion. This oil may be mildly sensitising to a few individuals, but since it has a powerful aroma you only need tiny amounts which reduce the likelihood of it being a problem for most people.

May chang essential oil blends well with - basil, bergamot, clary sage, geranium, ginger, jasmine, lavender, linaloe wood, petitgrain, rose, rosemary, ylang-ylang and all citrus oils.

Essential OilImportant Information


  • * Essential Oils are highly concentrated extracts of medicinal plants, very powerful in their effect and should be used with moderation and great care.

Essential oils used for massage - general instructions for dilution

 

  • If used other than for ambient diffusion, i.e. for massages, essential oils should always be diluted in a good quality vegetable carrier oil before applying to the skin (i.e. sweet almond, sesame, jojoba, olive oil, etc.).
  • The standard dilution for adults is 1–3% essential oil, or about 3–10 drops of essential oil in 15 ml (= 1 tablespoon) of vegetable oil (20 drops = 1ml).
  • For children, sensitive skin and during pregnancy the dilution should be 0,5%-1% (1-2 drops in 10 ml).
  • For a full bath use for adults 5–15 drops and 3–5 drops for a footbath. The essential oils should be diluted with some carrier oil, a little cream or honey to help them disperse in the water.

Specific oils requiring higher dilution


  • Essential oils of Clove bud, Cinnamon (leaf or bark), Oregano, Savory, Thyme (thymol and borneol) can irritate the skin, use only highly diluted (0.5%—1% dilution).
  • For sensitive skin care should also be taken with Aniseed, Fennel, Lemongrass, Melissa (Balm), Peppermint, Sage, Wintergreen, and sometimes also Basil, Ginger, Lemon and Bitter Orange (1 - 3 % dilution).

Some precautions


  • These oils (except the citrus oils) should also not be used for children under 2 years and during pregnancy.
  • If pregnant avoid in addition: Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Juniper, Sweet Marjoram, and Myrrh.
  • If applying photo-sensitizing essentials oils like Bergamot, Orange, Mandarin or Lemon to your skin (even in dilution) do not expose your skin to direct sun for several hours afterwards (to avoid pigment spots). The furocoumarin free Bergamot is ok.
  • In case of high blood pressure Hyssop, Rosemary, Sage and Thyme (thyme) are contra-indicated; a gentle massage with relaxing essential oils, however, is very beneficial.
  • In case of Epilepsy do not use the essential oils of sweet Fennel, Hyssop, Rosemary and Sage.
  • If you have a medical condition we recommend that you seek the advice of a Maharishi Ayurveda practitioner or aromatherapist.

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May Chang Essential Oil (Oshadhi) 10ml

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May Chang (Litsea) Essential Oil


Cheering and Relaxing - A Great Addition to an Antiperspirant Blend or to a Preparation for Oily Skin

The sweet lemony aroma of May Chang is pleasant and very insistent. It is an inexpensive oil that may be added to blends for strengthening respiratory and digestive systems, with special emphasis on the spleen and pancreas. It is anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory. Psychologically it helps to reduce irritability, pessimism and cynicism. It contains citrals, which can be irritating to the skin if used in high concentrations, so dilute it well.

This is a pure therapeutic-quality aromatherapy essential oil produced using wild-crafted plants and traditional methods from Vietnam and is obtained from the fruit of the tree.

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  • May Chang (Litsea) Essential Oil.

Product Information


  • Name: May Chang (Litsea).
  • Botanical name: Litsea cubeba.
  • Plant family: Lauraceae.
  • Also known as: Ginger Cassumunar.
  • Production: Distilled/Expressed.
  • Cultivation: Wild-crafted.
  • Country of origin: Vietnam.
  • Part of Plant: Fruits.
  • Fragrance Family: Citrus.
  • Contraindications: May irritate sensitive skin.
  • Major compounds: Citral, Limonene, Methyl-6-hepten-5one 2, Linalool.

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Quantity 10ml
Ean code 5025868550653
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May Chang (Litsea cubeba)May Chang (Litsea)


Cheering and Relaxing - A Great Addition to an Antiperspirant Blend or to a Preparation for Oily Skin

The sweet lemony aroma of May Chang is pleasant and very insistent. It is an inexpensive oil that may be added to blends for strengthening respiratory and digestive systems, with special emphasis on the spleen and pancreas. It is anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory. Psychologically it helps to reduce irritability, pessimism and cynicism. It contains citrals, which can be irritating to the skin if used in high concentrations, so dilute it well.

This is a pure therapeutic-quality aromatherapy essential oil produced using wild-crafted plants and traditional methods from Vietnam and is obtained from the fruit of the tree.

About May Chang (Litsea) Essential Oil


Litsea cubeba is native to China, Indonesia and other areas of Southeast Asia. In China, it grows naturally in the south and has been cultivated in central and eastern areas to the south of the Yangtze river for its various commercial uses. Smaller quantities of this species also grow wild in Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan, between a height of 700 metres and 2,300 meters above sea level. It is also cultivated in Japan and Taiwan.

May chang oil is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh fruits, and yields a pale yellow liquid with a fresh, intensely lemon fragrance with fruity and spicy undertones. For many people, the aroma brings back happy memories of sherbet-lemon sweets! Its lemony fragrance is similar to but much sweeter and more refined than lemongrass, which has grassy, fishy and fatty backnotes. Due to this lemon sweetness, essential oil of may chang is used extensively in the perfumery, cosmetic and flavour industries.

May Chang flowersPopular Uses of May Chang Essential Oil


  1. Application - May chang essential oil is safe for topical application as long as you dilute it first with a carrier oil or add a few drops to your regular skincare products. Like the vast majority of essential oils, may chang is not considered safe for internal use.
  2. Aromatherapy - May chang essential oil has refreshing, stimulating and uplifting action, which makes it perfect for relieving fatigue and lethargic psychological states. So when you are suffering from a severe case of the blues, add a few drops of this oil to your diffuser for a quick pick-me-up. And because this oil is a tonic to the nervous system it makes it ideal for clearing your head when you are feeling anxious, stressed or befuddled.
  3. Body - It has surprisingly good antiseptic, antifungal and antiviral properties too, which can be used to help keep coughs, colds and athletes foot at bay.
  4. Cleaning - It’s also great for cleaning jobs around the home such as sterilizing kitchen worktops. To boost its effectiveness blend may chang with tea tree and you’ll have a powerful cleansing action without the unpleasant disinfectant-like aroma. When vaporised, it also acts as a respiratory tonic.
  5. Skin Care - Use it in skincare for its mild astringent properties which can be helpful with acne and oily skin. May chang oil is also a very effective deodorant that helps to reduce excess perspiration, so added to a lotion it can be used to make an all-over body lotion. This oil may be mildly sensitising to a few individuals, but since it has a powerful aroma you only need tiny amounts which reduce the likelihood of it being a problem for most people.

May chang essential oil blends well with - basil, bergamot, clary sage, geranium, ginger, jasmine, lavender, linaloe wood, petitgrain, rose, rosemary, ylang-ylang and all citrus oils.

Essential OilImportant Information


  • * Essential Oils are highly concentrated extracts of medicinal plants, very powerful in their effect and should be used with moderation and great care.

Essential oils used for massage - general instructions for dilution

 

  • If used other than for ambient diffusion, i.e. for massages, essential oils should always be diluted in a good quality vegetable carrier oil before applying to the skin (i.e. sweet almond, sesame, jojoba, olive oil, etc.).
  • The standard dilution for adults is 1–3% essential oil, or about 3–10 drops of essential oil in 15 ml (= 1 tablespoon) of vegetable oil (20 drops = 1ml).
  • For children, sensitive skin and during pregnancy the dilution should be 0,5%-1% (1-2 drops in 10 ml).
  • For a full bath use for adults 5–15 drops and 3–5 drops for a footbath. The essential oils should be diluted with some carrier oil, a little cream or honey to help them disperse in the water.

Specific oils requiring higher dilution


  • Essential oils of Clove bud, Cinnamon (leaf or bark), Oregano, Savory, Thyme (thymol and borneol) can irritate the skin, use only highly diluted (0.5%—1% dilution).
  • For sensitive skin care should also be taken with Aniseed, Fennel, Lemongrass, Melissa (Balm), Peppermint, Sage, Wintergreen, and sometimes also Basil, Ginger, Lemon and Bitter Orange (1 - 3 % dilution).

Some precautions


  • These oils (except the citrus oils) should also not be used for children under 2 years and during pregnancy.
  • If pregnant avoid in addition: Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Juniper, Sweet Marjoram, and Myrrh.
  • If applying photo-sensitizing essentials oils like Bergamot, Orange, Mandarin or Lemon to your skin (even in dilution) do not expose your skin to direct sun for several hours afterwards (to avoid pigment spots). The furocoumarin free Bergamot is ok.
  • In case of high blood pressure Hyssop, Rosemary, Sage and Thyme (thyme) are contra-indicated; a gentle massage with relaxing essential oils, however, is very beneficial.
  • In case of Epilepsy do not use the essential oils of sweet Fennel, Hyssop, Rosemary and Sage.
  • If you have a medical condition we recommend that you seek the advice of a Maharishi Ayurveda practitioner or aromatherapist.
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