Michelia Alba Leaf Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: Linalool: 80%
Botanical Name: Michelia alba
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Michelia Alba can grow into a quite large tree with handsome leaves that are broad and vibrant, and with flowering heads that are smallish, yet tender and very aromatic.
Color: Pale yellow to orange-yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Michelia Alba Essential Oil is reputed to have mood uplifting properties, though it is most often used for its exotic fragrance. It is growing in popularity with soap makers. Michelia Alba is referred to as a strong influencer of other oils. For this reason only small amounts need to be used.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Neroli and Petitgrain.
Aromatic Scent: Michelia Alba Essential Oil has a green yet light scent that has been described as painfully exotic with a hint of tropical, and representative of new beginnings and growth.
History: The Michelia Alba variety is the most exotic and costly of the Michelia family. Michelia Alba has been used traditionally in temple ceremonies to mark births, deaths and holidays.
General Information: Sunrise Botanics provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils Canada, USA and Worldwide.