The name “Elemi” comes from the Arabic which means “above and below”. It has been used for centuries in healing and cosmetic applications from the Egyptians to European cultures.Uses of Elemi Essential Oil
PhillipinesHistory and Background
The Egyptians used Elemi in their embalming rites and in skin care preparations. Introduced in the 15-16th century into Europe and used in folk medicine. By the 17th century, a physician, J. J. Wecker, used Elemi in salves to treat soldiers who had been injured in battle.
On a holistic level, Elemi helps balance upper and lower chakras, can bring up deep emotions. Strengthens, centers and focuses mind, while centering and calming. Promotes restful sleep, reduces stress and helps to communicate feelings. Useful in meditation.Physical Description
Colorless to pale yellow liquid.Aromatic Description
Strongly balsamic, hot, aromatic, lemon-like aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Phelladrene, dipentene, elemol, elemicin, terpineol, carvone and terpinolene, 60-70% of resinous matter consisting of alcohols and triterpene acidsExtraction Technique
Steam distillation of oleoresin.Information for Aromatherapists
Elemi essential oil is a middle note. Blends well with Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Fir, Frankincense, Labdanum, Lavender, Lavandin, Myrrh, Rosemary, Sage, Sandalwood and pinaceae family
Our Elemi essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.Cautions
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
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