Elemi Essential Oil

Canarium luzonicum / Canarium commune

Studied Properties

APPEARANCE Colourless to pale yellow mobile liquid
ODOUR Characteristic, fresh,
SPECIFIC GRAVITY @20°C 0.850 to 0.975
REFRACTIVE INDEX @25°C 1.427 to 1.490

Composition of Elemi oil can vary according to variety, climate and environment.

Limonene <50%
α-Pinene <6.5%

EU ALLERGENS: Contains Limonene

Common Uses

Elemi oil has a beautiful fragrance, and is rich in monoterpenes, making it helpful in wound care. It has antiseptic and expectorant properties and is useful in products to ease respiratory issues. The regenerative properties make it popular in skin care, in particular products aimed at mature skin. Elemi oil is favored in Aromatherapy for its soothing qualities, particularly in meditative practice. It is also used in fragrances, body care and bath care products.

This delightful, uplifting, fragrant oil is steam distilled from the gum resin of the Elemi tree, native to the Philippines. It is a large evergreen tree that can grow up to a height of 30 meters. Elemi oil is a valued ingredient in the cosmetic industry, with the oil being popular in skin care for its regenerative properties.

More about Elemi Essential Oil

Studied Properties

  • Calming
  • Expectorant
  • Revitalizing
  • Soothing

Common Uses

  • Anti-aging
  • Aromatherapy
  • Bath
  • Blemish
  • Body Care
  • Colds & Respiratory
  • Fragrance
  • Skin Care

Feature Constituents

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