Litsea Cubeba/ May Chang


Cymbopogon citratus

I love Litsea Cubeba, its fresh lemony citrus fragrance is so uplifting. Cleanses the soul! Antibacterial, Antiviral, Anxiety, Appetite (poor), Oily Skin, Digestion,Antibacterial, Insect Deterrent, Perspiration, Respiratory, Uplifting, Express your emotions, Seasonal Blues, Respiratory, Anti-fungal, Disinfectant.

15 ml blue bottle



Plant Part Used; Steam distilled from the seeds pepper-like fruit, from a tall tropical tree.

Origin; China

Note; Middle-Top. Aroma: Fresh lemony, thought to be compared to lemongrass, but sweeter.

Also known as May Chang, or Mountain Pepper, Chinese Pepper. Color: pale Yellow.

All Natural, Pure Grade Essential Oil

I love Litsea Cubeba, it`s fresh lemony citrusfragrance is so uplifting. It`s inciting fragrance soothes the nervous system and helps us express our emotions more constructively. The perfect antidote for seasonal blues, stress, anger, and irritability, It helps get rid of negativeness emotions while promoting relaxation, mental clarity and restful sleep. Uplifting grounding properties. Especially with Pine Essential, then add Rosemary Essential oil for a boost of mental clarity. Boost of confidence add a blend of Litsea Cubeba, Geranium, and Ginger to an inhaler… Cleansing the soul!

Litsea Cubeba is wonderful for fighting infections, making it effective against common cold and cough. Being antibacterial, and antiviral. Helps to keep any respiratory issues at bay just by adding to a diffuser.

Anti-fungal,  treating skin conditions such as Athlete’s Foot

Astringent properties work to cleanse your pores, if you have oily skin (acne breakouts) may be just what you need. Being anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial minimizes and heals flare-ups. Mix 7 drops  in 1 oz of jojoba oil and dab it all over your face 2 x day.

Litsea Cubeba can help control body odor, by controlling excessive perspiration and bacterial growth that leads to body odor.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine Litsea Cubeba is used to help with indigestion and flatulence. It`s know to have a stimulant on the digestive system and help with poor appetite, or stomach problems.

Litsea Cubeba makes an awesome disinfectant and insect repellent, by using in your house hold cleaning.Thought of adding a few drops of Tea Tree. Research has found that Litsea Cubeba blended with water into sprays has been used in horse stables to keep flies away from animals, although I`ve experience with customers Neem Oil is one of the most effective oils, although it`s not the best smelling oil.

You`ll need to look into PLOS One Journal. That the Vapor of Volatile Oil from Litsea Cubeba have suggested it may be able to kill and arrest the growth of lung cancer cells , ( non-small cell lung carcinoma NSCLC)? This I do not know of only the report of it in my research.

As I said earlier, I love May Chang, (Litsea Cubeba) is an oil that I often  times tend to go to, it makes me feel good. Great blending oil. I think you might like it too !!!

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I receive my Essential Oils from a company that has been in business since 1908. that works with hundred of farmers in the United States and in over 30 countries from around the world. They supply to a lot of large companies that sell essential oils, with several grades to chose from Natural, Organic, Kosher, Food Grade, Pure Essential Oils. I`m a Certified Aromatherapist so only believing in the best Pure Organic Top Grade Essential Oils to work with.



Additional information

Weight 01.60 lbs
Dimensions 2.75 × 1.25 × 2.75 in


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