Interesting Facts About
Therapeutic Grade Elemi Essential Oil
Elemi belongs to the same family as frankincense and myrrh. This botanical family is known as Burseraceae. Distilled from the gum of a tree that originated in the Philippines, Elemi has been traditionally used in salves for the skin in Europe. One of these celebrated European ointments is baume paralytique. It was also used by physician J.J. Wecker on battle wounds of 17th-century soldiers.
In today's world, pure elemi essential oil is highly regarded for soothing muscle pain caused by exercise. People also use it to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, improve their overall skin tone, and protect healthy skin.