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July 12, 2012 / martinezyoga

Wake Up! Smell The…

Litsea Cubeba (May Chang Oil) – Listea citrata

Aroma – Sweet, smoky, lemony.

Therapeutic Properties – Calmative, anti-infectious, antibiotic, stimulant, antiseptic, stomachic, antidepressant.

Interesting Facts – The fruit of the tree is also made into hot flavoring for meat known as sambal; while the flowers are used as flavoring for tea. Delish!


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  1. mijaspeakman / Jul 13 2012 10:17 AM

    These are beautiful pictures, and look vibrant enough to smell from here! I like to use aroma scents in my yoga classes. I should try some of these.


    • martinezyoga / Jul 15 2012 9:02 AM

      You totally should. Maybe blend them with a carrier like unscented body lotion, jojoba oil, coconut oil, grapeseed oil, whatever carrier to your liking, put a bit on your pulse points, your wrists and the back of your neck, walk around and teach your class, and your students will get a whiff. Delish! The blending ratio of oil is for every ounce of carrier you add 5-10 drops of essential oil into the carrier. 5 is on the light side. 10 is on the heavier side. What oil(s) are you going to use? Let me know if you have any questions, and have fun! Salvador

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