Elemi essential oil ■
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NOTE: If we unexpectedly encounter a problem with the packaging material used to pack the product you ordered (defective/missing part or delivery to us delayed for any reason including road/weather conditions or the manufacturer has a manufacturing delay, etc.) we cannot ship until the correct packaging part/material is delivered to us. Please understand this and do not place an order if this paragraph presents a problem for you. In 20 years in business we've only had one instance where delivery to us of empty 35 lb. pails/lids was delayed a couple of days. (Rev. 6/19/18)
Elemi is said to stimulate the immune system, is used as an expectorant and to open up air passages. Aids sleep. Is also used for muscle and nerve pain and for certain skin conditions such as acne, scars and fungus.
Its aroma is light, fresh with a faint lemony odor and sweet/spicy undertones. Obtained thru steam distillation of the resin. Flash point: 120F deg., cannot ship via air or ocean, cannot ship outside the U.S..
Average Customer Review: 4.83 out of 5 (6 Reviews)
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Reviewer: Lee A. Dail (Charlotte Court House, VA) 4.12.2015
pleasantly stimulating, and healing to sinuses
I didn't know what to do with Elemi at first until I was drawn to it with a head cold. It made me feel much better after I rubbed it on my sinuses. It smells a little citrusy and not overly piney. It mixed well with Ylang Ylang which is relaxing and helped me sleep. I'm going to try this lovely combination in soap!
Reviewer: Ulrike Schellhammer (Dayton, OH) 1.2.2014
To me this does not smell like pickles at all but rather like a citrus-herbaceous aroma, which is at the same time softer and of course not as camphorous as the more typical oils used for cold remedies, such as eucalyptus and oregano. I had long wanted to try this oil for aromatherapy and was ever so pleased with the scent when I received it. As an added benefit, CG's price on this oil is the best you will find anywhere. I had looked into other sources before ordering this one. You can't go wrong here.
Reviewer: CiCi Hoang (Sunnyvale, CA) 6.2.2012
Since I rarely eat pickles, I can't comment on the dill pickle scent, but to me, the first word that comes to mind is refreshing. What stands out for me with this oil is that it stimulates the immune system. Since I'm currently suffering from a cold and know many others who are in the same situation, this is a vital oil to have in your cold and flu defense arsenal.
Reviewer: Luci Ayyat (Kenosha, WI) 1.18.2011
Love this EO
I had no idea this smelled so good. The pickle smell that others mention is not that obvious to me. It's more sweet & citrus with some spicy and earthy notes in the background. I keep sniffing the bottle and can't wait to try this in bath & body products. Might be my favorite EO now. Hopefully the scent will hold with it's low flashpoint.
Reviewer: Rachel Vincun (Arvada, CO) 9.27.2010
a bit pickled...
The description is accurate. It does have some 'pickle' aroma, and I'm not sure what to do with it...lol. It's not that's it bad, I just haven't found a use for it yet in my formulas, but I will. It has a very unique 'nose' and deserves its place. I'll keep trying to figure this mysterious oil out.
OUT OF STOCK ISSUES: If a customer orders a large quantity of a product and all of the product is not in stock when the order is entered into our system, once the new stock arrives we will ship separately whatever quantity we may owe the customer. Most of our restocking orders arrive at our warehouse 5-7 business days after we place a restocking order, sometimes sooner. Should the distiller or vendor inform us restocking will take longer than 7 business days, we’ll promptly notify the customer.
Please note that we do not allow order cancellations for any reason and we don’t allow removal/cancellations of products which become partially or completely out of stock after the customer places an order.
Raw materials/ingredients are dispensed by weight. Many customers ask how many ounces in a pound, there are 16 ounces in one pound. These are not fluid ounces, they are ounces by weight.
EO = essential oil
FO = fragrance oil
Our containers are filled with products to where our commercial digital scales indicate the container should be filled. Some containers will be filled to the top, some will not.
HOW OILS ARE DISPENSED: All our products are dispensed by weight. EO's in 8 oz. through 2 lbs. - amber plastic pharmaceutical-grade bottle. EO's in 5 and 10 lbs. - heavy duty plastic container w/pouring spout, the oil may remain inside the container at least 2 months. EO's in sizes of 25+ lbs. - industry-standard metal or plastic can with a pouring spout, the oil may remain inside the metal can indefinitely and up to 2 months in the plastic pail. It's our decision in which type of pail we dispense the product, metal cans are not readily available. CARRIER OILS - plastic bottles/pails depending on the size ordered, do not need to be transferred to glass unless you wish to do so. FO's - in plastic containers, contents do not need to be transferred to glass unless you wish to do so.
Essential oils in sizes from ½ oz. to 4 oz. are dispensed in amber glass bottles without orifice reducers or glass droppers. If we ever run out of amber glass bottles, we reserve the right to use any other glass bottle available at that time. The only sizes of EO's dispensed with orifice reducers are 1/32, 1/16, 1/8 and 1/4 oz. sizes. If you require bottles/vials with orifice reducers or Eurodroppers, we sell those separately.
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