Elemi, Morocco

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Canarium luzonicum

Plant Part: oleoresin

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: Morocco


Free shipping for online orders of more than 69$, before taxes, within Canada.
(View the maximum available formats for free delivery)

Save as PDF

Crop type: 
Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid
Fresh and lemony, peppery/spicy, balsamic aroma reminiscent of Frankincense
Canarium commune
Canarium luzonicum (elemi) oil
Product code: EAS226589

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Anny Schneider

Elemi is considered a sacred oil.

It is used in energy and harmonization, it can sometimes be a substitute for incense and is less expensive than this one.

Mix a few drops in a virgin oil and you could use it locally or simply breathe in from the bottle.

It is also given as an antiseptic, in a case of pulmonary infections for example.

It is also an analgesic against muscle pain.

Origin of this essential oil

This Elemi essential oil from the Morocco is distilled from the oleoresin of the tree.


It is a sacred oil, used in energy harmonization, sometimes as a substitute for incense, more expensive and of Middle Eastern origin.

Mix a few drops in a virgin oil, use in localized anointing or simply breathe it between your fingers.


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.

More information

"The name Elemi is derived from an Arabic phrase meaning 'above and below', an abbreviation of 'As above, so below' and this tells us something about her action on an emotional and spiritual level. "


Canarium luzonicum is a large evergreen tree reaching a maximum height of around 30 m (100 ft).

The leaves are alternate and pinnate.

Clusters of flowers, which are pollinated by insects, are followed by thick-shelled nuts with edible pits.

Elemi resin is a pale yellow, honey-like substance.

The aromatic elemi oil is steam distilled from the resin.

It is a fragrant resin with a scent of pine and lemon.

One of the components of the resin is called amyrin.

Elemi resin is mainly used commercially in varnishes and lacquers, and some printing inks.

It is also used as a herbal medicine.

Main components of essential oil

  • Monoterpene hydrocarbons: limonene 60%, alpha-phellandrene 15%, sabinene, para-cymene, terpinolene, myrcene, alpha-terpinene, gamma-terpinene
  • Monoterpene alcohols: alpha-terpineol, terpinene-4-ol
  • Sesquiterpene alcohols: elemol
  • Phenylpropanoids: elemicin

For further information about this product or to inquire about larger quantities, please send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
The availability and price of this product may vary without prior notice, if for some reason the quantity you have requested is currently unavailable, we will contact you shortly to discuss the best options to fulfill your needs.


* L’aromathérapie énergétique - Lydia Bosson

* L’aromathérapie exactement - Pierre Franchomme, Roger Jolis et Daniel Pénoël

* L’aromathérapie, Se soigner par les huiles essentielles - Dr Valnet


The information on this website is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or medical condition. This information has been gathered from a variety of sources and has not been review by Health Canada or a medical professional. Please refer to a qualified health practitioner or medical doctor for any health concerns. ZAYAT AROMA cannot be held responsible for any damages resulting directly or indirectly from the use of this information or our products. See full disclaimer.
You must be logged in to post a comment
Log in