Elemi Essential Oil

£14.00 £28.39 inc VAT

Elemi has a smoky aroma with a hint of Lemon and is similar to Frankincense oil and it’s properties. Elemi is calming and comforting.



Elemi | Latin Name: Canarium Luzonicum | Family: Burseraceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Gum

This Essential Oil is colourless to pale yellow liquid with a light, fresh, balsamic-spicy, lemon-like odour.

Elemi is a Tropical tree up to 30 meters high, yielding a resinous pathological exudation with a green pungent odour. Although it is called gum it is almost entirely made up of resin and essential oil. Native to the Philippine Islands and the Moluccas where it is also cultivated and distilled. There are several other species which grow wild or are cultivated in the Philippines, which also yields a gum. It is closely related to Myhrr and Frankincense.


Blends well with: Myrrh, Frankincense, Rosemary, Lavender, Lavandin, Sage, Geranium, Galbanum, Orange, Rosewood, Ginger, Cardamom and Melissa.

Elemi is a MIDDLE note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours


Elemi is antiseptic, balsamic, expectorant, fortifying, regulatory, stimulant, stomachic, tonic.  Especially good for aged skin and wrinkles, infected cuts and wounds, inflammations, rejuvenation, bronchitis, catarrhal conditions, unproductive coughs, nervous exhaustion and stress-related conditions.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

Popular in Europe in the 15th Century, often used in old fashioned unguents, though still employed in medicinal preparations and pharmaceutical plasters. An ingredient of incense, soaps and varnishes.

Safety Data & MSDS

Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.

Phellandrene, dipentene, elemol, elemicin, terpineol, carvone and terpinolene.

Elemi MSDS
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