Botanical Name: Litsea cubeba
Aromatic Description: Sharp, with a complex lemony aroma.
Possible Uses: May Chang is a very uplifting and stimulating oil and useful during times of fatigue, melancholy and anxiety. Used to create a cheering ambience when diffused. Traditionally used as a digestive aid May Chang can help with poor digestion and stimulate the appetite.
BENEFITS OF MAY CHANG OIL FOR THE SKIN:
The oil makes the ideal skin tonic to nourish and refresh the skin. With its mild astringent properties, the oil is particularly useful for oily and acne-prone skin. May Chang oil works effectively in cleansing the skin and removing excess oil. It is widely used in commercial skincare preparations to combat oily skin. The oil has a firming effect on the skin and makes it appear radiant. A few drops of the oil can be added to your favourite moisturiser to enhance its effectiveness.
THE USE OF MAY CHANG OIL IN AROMATHERAPY AND DIFFUSERS:
The oil is known for its top note fragrance and with its stimulating aroma, the oil possesses the ability to uplift the mood of a space. The sweet lemony fragrance of the oil makes it a preferred oil in the perfumery and cosmetic industries.
The oil is often referred to as the ‘Oil of Tranquility’ by aromatherapists. The oil blends well with a number of oils like lavender, ylang-ylang, geranium, orange, rose, basil and many more.
OTHER USES OF MAY CHANG OIL:
The oil is also known to possess insect repellent properties. It is excellent in deterring insects and offers a natural alternative to chemical-based products.
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