Botanical Name: Litsea cubeba Origin: China Processing Method: Steam Distilled Plant Part: Fruit Aromatic Note: Top note, medium crisp citrus aroma. Common Uses: Uplifting, refreshing and rejuvenating. Helps promote optimism and combat fatigue. Calming and supports sleep. Astringent properties make it ideal for cleaning and facial toners. Blends With: Basil, Bergamot, Geranium, Rosemary, Rosewood, Ylang-Ylang Other Fun Facts: Litsea Cubeba is also known as May Chang. It is a small tropical plant with vibrant green leaves and a pleasant lemony aroma. After it flowers, the plant produces a pepper-like fruit that contains the essential oils. Disclaimer: Aromatherapy and cosmetic use only. Not recommended for candles. Not for internal use. Keep away from children and pets. Do not use directly on skin. Must be diluted prior to use.