- botanical name: michelia alba
- country of origin: china
- extraction method: steam distilled
- plant part: flowers
- strength of aroma: medium
- aromatic scent: sweet, fruity, and exotic
- blends well with: bergamot, cedarwood (all types), chamomile roman, copaiba oleoresingeranium (both types), helichrysum italicum, jasmine absolute, neroli, orange sweet, patchouli, rose absolute, sandalwood (australian & indian), ylang ylang (extra & complete organic), and yuzu
- KidSafe®: no
- cautions: we recommend a maximum dilution of 1% for topical applications.
- size: 5 ml (1/6 oz.)
magnolia flower is sourced from china and comes from the flowers of the magnolia tree. it is a rare and unique essential oil that has long been praised in traditional chinese medicine.
magnolia blossoms are generally harvested at night, when their fragrance is most potent. the magnolia tree has broad green leaves and large white flowers with spear-shaped petals that exude an alluring scent. in south asia, the scent of magnolia flowers is associated with renewal, growth, and new beginnings.
the main constituent of magnolia flower is linalool, which is well-known for its soothing and calming capabilities. magnolia flower has a sweet, fruity, exotic scent that is sedative and relaxing, yet uplifting. the aroma is calming and can help ease worry and tension in both mind and body. magnolia flower can be helpful for minor abrasions, scars, and to increase circulation. it can help relieve congestion and also discomfort during your monthly cycle.
directions: diffuse or use in an aromatherapy locket. for topical applications, dilute to 1% in your favorite carrier oil, body cream, or lotion. for a relaxing bath blend, combine 1 drop magnolia flower, 1 drop orange sweet, and 2 drops cedarwood himalayan, with 1 tablespoon of body wash and add to running bath water. for menstrual cramps, blend 1-2 drops of magnolia flower, 3 drops copaiba oleoresin, and 3 drops marjoram sweet into 1 tablespoon of carrier oil or lotion and apply to lower abdomen in a circular motion.
disclaimer: the international federation of aromatherapists does not recommend that essential oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a medical doctor who is also qualified in clinical aromatherapy. all cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion. this statement has not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. bottles are filled by volume. some bottle sizes may not be filled to the top, but do contain the volume of oil specified.