Elemi essential oil has several useful properties.
It's great to burn or vaporise thanks to it's stress releasing properties. It may also help with nervous tension and it's antiseptic properties mean it can be helpful for problems of a respiratory nature.
When blended in a carrier oil or diluted in a nice hot bath Elemi can help ease the symptoms of infected skin, is nice and relaxing and can lift the spirits.
With a pleasant aroma (a bit like lemony Frankincense). Balsamic-spicy.
Antiseptic properties, rejuvenating, anti-wrinkle, tonic, stress releasing.
Elemi was used by the ancient Egyptians for embalming.
Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.
Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.
"It is very effective for all chest infections, especially where there is a lot of phlegm, such as in chronic bronchitis. Catarrh and sinusitis too are helped by steam inhalations of Elemi....It is an excellent skin-care oil, especially for mature skin" - from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis.