||Yuzu Essential Oil
||Yellow to orange oil with citrus aroma simliar to grapefruit and mandarin.
|Main GC components
||Limonene, myrcene, y-terpinene, linalool.
|Plant parts used
|Region of origin
The Yuzu is a small citrus fruit similar in appearance to a small grapefruit. It is used in Japanese and Korean cuisine, in fact Yuzu is an important ingredient in the famous Ponzu sauce.
In Japan the fruit is also added to baths during the winter solstice festival 'Toji' The fruit either whole or cut are added to bathwater and are said ward off winter ailments as well as treat rough skin, warm the body and relax the mind.
Yuzu is refreshing and uplifting, whilst calming on the mind (stress, burnout, nervous tension).
BLENDS WELL WITH
Citrus oils (though can get lost), basil
, clary sage
or ylang ylang