Steam distilled from the Litsea Cubeba plant. Has Heavy, sweet citrus aroma. The name cubeba is given to this plant because the small round fruits resemble those on the climbing shrub piper cubeba, a native plant of Java. You may also see Litsea cubeba under the names May Chang or mountain pepper. Botanical Name: Litsea Cubeba Warning: Essential oils are for external use only. Benefits of Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil Improves Energy Alleviates Stress And Anxiety Improves Focus Reduces Depression Fights Viral Infections Fights Acne Helps Asthma Helps Eczema Natural Insecticide Antibacterial Oil Specific: May cause skin irritation. General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.