Elemi Essential Oil


Elemi essential oil is a powerful stress reducer.  It helps to calm the mind and enhances a meditative state, similar to frankincense.  It is a strengthening oil that can reduce fatigue and weakness simply through inhalation.

Elemi supports the development of courage, resilience,  and self reliance.  It is a wonderful oil for initiations and new beginnings.

Aromatic Profile

 Top note:  Balsamic, clean citrusy, woody notes

Heart Note:   Resinous, balsamic  notes

Base Note:   Resinous, woody, balsamic notes

Classification:  Heart note

Tenacity:  High

With a smooth, rich, subtle aroma, elemi can be used as a fixative in many perfume types and essential oil blends.  It lends itself well to  precious woods notes, florals, sacred perfumes and amber bases.

Elemi essential oil blends well with all precious woods and resins, patchouli, grapefruit, neroli, and sage, well as many other oils.


More About Our Elemi Essential Oil

Size:  5 ml violet glass bottle  OR  30 ml violet glass bottle

Source:  Phillipines

Production method:  Steam distilled from the gum of  wild pili nut trees, using sustainable harvesting methods

Botanical name:  Canarium luzonicum

Note:  Pili nut trees grow in blazing heat, drought, and torrential rains.  They have an innate resilience and hardiness that transfers energetically into the essential oil.

Homeopathic Properties of Elemi Essential Oil


Internal–oral–homeopathic dosage, inhalation, diffusion (mix with thinner oils)

External––topical, massage, skin applications, bath, application to points and energy centers

Observations and Anecdotal Information

Elemi essential oil has many great health benefits.  It is useful for skin conditions, and can be applied to open wounds to disinfect and promote healing.  It is protective against infection, including microbes, funguses, bacteria, and viruses.  It has been used to protect against tetanus and septic wound infection.

It is effective for pain, including headaches, migraines, and ear infection pain.  It clears congestion and makes breathing easier.  It loosens phlegm in bronchi, lungs, nasal passages, and trachea; and helps the body to expel it.

It is a stimulant for circulation and lymphatic fluid.  It also stimulates the secretion of hormones, especially estrogen and progesterone.  It stimulates the production of enzymes, bile, and digestive juices.  It stimulates certain neurons in the brain, peristalsis, and heartbeat and respiration.

Elemi essential oil is also a tonic.  Tonic herbs work to improve function and tone the body, by strengthening all the organs and systems.  It also boosts the immune system.

It relieves pain, including joint pain, nerve pain, and pain associated with infections. It is a wonderful skin oil, toning and clearing the skin, reducing enlarged pores, normalizing oil production, and reducing fine lines and wrinkles.  Applied in diluted form as a body oil, it can help the muscles stay limber.


  • Generally recognized as safe at normal dosage.
  • Avoid using with infants and small children unless guided by a health care professional.

None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA.  They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.  This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only.  It is not meant to be taken as medical advice.  See a health care professional for medical advice.

More about our disclaimer

Weight 0.025 kg

30 ml violet bottle, 5 ml violet glass bottle

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