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Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) EO

Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) EO
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Price: $4.45

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1 oz = $4.45
4 oz = $9.85
8 oz = $17.95
16 oz = $32
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Litsea Cubeba (AKA May Chang) 100% Pure Essential Oil

Often used in place of Lemongrass (which has an unfavorable methyl heptenone note not found in Litsea Cubeba). Used to "anchor" true citrus top notes in soaps & toiletries.


Melt & Pour Soap | Cold Process Soap | Hot Process Soap | Lotions | Scrubs | Hand & Body Washes | Massage Oils | Room Fresheners | Linen Sprays | And More!

Can be added to lip balm, but IFRA standard restricted to 0.05%. Great alternative to citrus oils that may be phototoxic in leave-on products.

Helpful Information:

Aromatherapy Benefits: Uplifting, Lemon-Like Aroma
Origin: USA
Plant Part: Stems & Leaves
Extraction Process: Steam Distilled
Color: Light Yellow to Brown Liquid
INCI: Litsea Cubeba
Shelf Life: 12 months when stored in tight glass in a cool area away from direct light.
Flash Point: 160 F

Sold by volume (not weight) & shipped in amber glass bottle

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Customer Reviews

  • Author: Nancy Liedel
    I've been sitting here for two days like an idiot, with the Listea Cubeda on my nightstand. Kids screaming, sniff the Listea. Dogs barking? Listea. I feel calm and peaceful along with energized. I purchased it to put into my EO's as an anchor and I'm dreaming of a thousand ways to use it without anything else. I want to soap with it, but I don't want to use it, cause then I can't smell it all the time. I love this scent. My son says it's just like Lemonheads. I think it's just fabulous.
  • Author: Taleda ~ Bliss Body & Bath
    My 2nd 16oz bottle arrived the other day. I LOVE this oil; I never use any other "lemon" now that I've discovered Litsea. It is not "pledge" it is not in your face, it doesn't smell like a cleaning product. It is perfect; sweet, tart, clean, fresh, spring, summer and is lovely to blend with or stand alone. I did 4lbs of HP yesterday; 2lbs half just Litsea the other 2lbs Litsea and Lemongrass. Ka-Pow! Sunshine in a soap bar! Thanks Elements!
  • Author: MaryAnn
    Love, love , love this oil. Holds up great in HP soap.

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