Yuzu Tart Citrus Essential Oil

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Yuzu Essential Oil is a fundamental component of Japanese culture, often used in the country's cuisine in a manner similar to how lemons are utilized in western cuisine. Its flavor is tart and aromatic, featuring prominently in popular dishes such as ponzu sauce and vinegar. Furthermore, Yuzu is employed to craft a plethora of products, including liquor, marmalade, syrup, and hot sauces.

Studies have shown that inhaling Yuzu Essential Oil over 10-30 minutes can reduce stress and anxieties. This tart citrus aroma is refreshing and promotes positive emotions. Additionally, Yuzu Essential Oil can aid the respiratory and digestive systems, fortifying the immune system against colds, flu, and allergies. This oil can also be an effective substitute for Bergamot in formulas that lift your mood. Yuzu Essential Oil is therefore useful for relieving anxiety, stress, depression, tension, and fatigue. It can also help clear your thoughts and foster a hopeful outlook.

Yuzu essential oil revitalizes and tones skin, providing antioxidant protection to defend from signs of aging. Its antimicrobial benefits are effective against acne/problem skin and bacterial infections. The oil can help ward off colds and other ailments, as well as reduce discomfort from arthritis and rheumatism. It can also benefit the respiratory system, reducing inflammation and improving airway function. Digestive issues can be soothed with yuzu's anti-inflammatory properties and relief of nausea, cramping, and more. Its calming benefits promote a sound sleep.

Yuzu is native to Japan and is one of the few citrus varieties that grows on a cold-hardy evergreen tree. Yuzu is steam distilled from the peels resulting in a unique and potently aromatic citrus essential oil. It takes 10lbs of peel to make each ounce of essential oil. Two constituents have recently been identified as key to this citrus peel’s unique odor profile that contribute significantly to its unique aromatic aspects1: (6Z, 8E)-6,8,10-undecatriene-3-one (yuzunone), also found in Galbanum, and (6Z, 8E)-6,8,10-undecatriene-4-ol (yuzuol). Yuzunone and yuzuol increase the balsamic, sweet, and floral characteristics that distinguish the Yuzu aroma from other citrus fruits.

Yuzu essential oil is beneficial for the muscles and achey joints.

Botanical Name: Citrus junos

Method of Production: Cold Pressed
Origin: Japan
Obtained FromCitrus Peel
Appearance: Yellow liquid
Aromatic Description: Citrus, Fresh, Fruity, Sweet
Blends With: Basil Oil, Sage Oil, Neroli Oil, Rose Oil, Vetivert Oil, Patchouli Oil, Sandalwood Oil, Roman Chamomile Oil, Jasmine Oil, Geranium Oil, Lavender Oil, Frankincense Oil, and Ylang Ylang Oil.
Shelf Life: 5 years

All products sold are cosmetic grade; External Use Only; Cosmetic & Personal Care Formulations Only. Cold-pressed Yuzu oil is phototoxic and should not be applied to the skin directly exposed to sunlight.


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