Botanical Name: Canarium commune
Plant Part: Resin
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Canarium luzonicum, commonly known as elemi, is a tree native to the Philippines and is closely related to the trees that give us Frankincense and Myrrh. The oleoresin harvested from it is known as elemi. Elemi produces a bright lemony, woody fragrance with a hint of fennel, frankincense and grass.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.