May Chang (Litsea cubeba; Aromatic litsea) is an evergreen tree or shrub 5–12 meters high in the Lauraceae family. It is native to China, Indonesia, Taiwan and other parts of Southeast Asia. It is called "mountain pepper".
Litsea Cubeba oil has a lemony, violet smell with a mild woody note accenting it. Like a softer lemongrass.
Blend well with:
Lemon, Ginger, Cedarwood
Litsea Cubeba can irritate a sensitive skin, so care should be taken. It should be avoided in pregnancy, due to it being a possible skin irritant.