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May Chang/Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil

May Chang/Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil

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  • Steam-Distilled
  • 100% Natural & Vegan
  • GMO-Free Raw Material

Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil is extracted from the Peppery fruits of Litsea cubeba or famously known as May Chang, through the steam distillation method. It is native to China and tropical regions of Southeast Asia and belongs to the Lauraceae family of plant kingdom. It is also known by the name, Mountain Pepper or Chinese Pepper and has a rich history in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TMC). Its wood is used to make furniture and leaves are often used to make essential oil as well, though it is not of the same quality.

Documents: Certificate of Analysis (COA), Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), Allergen Declaration

Specifications, Features & Benefits

INCI: Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Fruit Oil

CAS: 68855-99-2 ; 90063-59-5


Shelf Life: 2 Years

*Shelf life begins on the date of packaging and is defined as the average reasonable shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly.

Country of Origin: China

Other Specifications:

-Botanical Name: Litsea Cubeba
-Main Constituents: Neral: 30.8%
Geranial: 38.8%
-Plant Part: Fruit
-Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, pale
yellow to yellow liquid.
-Color: Light yellow and translucent
-Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top
note with a medium aroma, Litsea Cubeba has a crisp,
citrus smell. It has been compared to Lemongrass and
Lemon Verbena, but it is sweeter than Lemongrass
without the musty note, and more accurately citrus in
its scent than Melissa.

Applications, Usage & Storage


Recommended Usage Rate:

Formulation Guidelines:
Essential oils are highly concentrated , the below usage rates are recommended:

-Gels, Toners, Astringents or high water based products: 0.5% for acne prone, sensitive and dry skin; 1% for oily and combination skin
-Creams, Oil Serum, Balms: 1% for dry, sensitive and acne prone skin; 2% for oily and combination skin
-Hair Oil - 5%
-Liquid Shampoo, Soaps, Facewash and Bodywash - 2- 3%

Storage: It is recommended that essential oils packaged in containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life. Store in a cool & dry place. This product is extremely flammable. Keep away from fire and high temperatures.

Caution: This is a cosmetic-grade product. Not suitable for internal consumption. This product is not recommended for direct skin application. It needs to be added to base formulations/carrier oils in the prescribed percentage (as above). This product is not recommended for pregnant women and infants. Batch Production Testing and Patch skin Testing of the end products are recommended for all formulations before mass production/application/usage.

Bulk Rates

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Shipping, Packaging & Dispatch Information

-10ml/25ml/50ml/30ml/100ml: Amber Glass Bottle with Stopper Plug
-250ml/500ml/1Litre: Transparent Plastic HPDE Bottles / Anodized Aluminum Bottles

Dispatch Estimate:

-In stock: 2-4 working days
-Pre-order: 7-9 working days

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Taxes & Other Legal Information

This product price is inclusive of 18% GST. Input Tax Credit is available for Indian GST registred customers.

Return, Exchange & Cancellation Policy

-Goods once shipped are not eligible for alteration, return, exchange & cancellation.

-Any product with physical defects/damage need to be notified to us before usage with an unboxing video. No replacements/refunds will be made after usage and without an unboxing video.

-In case of pre-order items the order cancellation/alteration requests cannot be processed after 24 hours of order being placed.

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