Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Essential Oil

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Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Essential Oil

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Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Essential Oil

  • Botanical name: Litsea Cubeba (Lauraceae) ext May Chang
  • Country of origin:¬†China
  • Status: 100% pure essential oil


Extracted via steam distillation from the berries of the Litsea Cubeba fruit, this pale yellow to yellow oil has a characteristic lemon-like fresh sweet aroma. The oil is also known as May Chang oil and its plant species is also known as Chinese Pepper and Mountain Pepper and is native to China, Indonesia and other parts of South East Asia. It’s cultivation and production is still almost entirely based in China.

Uses of Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil:

With its strong, citrusy, fruity scent, this oil is commonly used in aromatherapy and skincare applications. Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil is known for its mild astringent properties which helps to dry up oily skin. May Chang oil also has anti-bacterial properties that can be topically applied providing relief for people with skin conditions such as inflammed and acne-prone skin.

With its high citral content, litsea essential oil can also work as an effective deodorant and blends well with other essential oils to give the end product a refreshing, lemony citrus smell.


Not to be taken internally. Avoid contact with eyes. This oil may be mildly sensitising to some people.

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