Ocotea Essential Oil

Young Living Ocotea OilOcotea essential oil (Ocotea quixos) is produced from the distillation of an Ecuadorian tree and has a complex aroma that is known for its skin-cleansing properties.

5 ml
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Botanical Family: Lauraceae

Plant Origin: Ecuador, Central and South America

Extraction Method: Steam distilled from leaves

Key Constituents:

  • Beta-Caryophyllene (10-35%)
  • Cinnamyl Acetate (1-24%)
  • Methyl Cinnamate (4-24%)
  • Alpha-Humulene (1-17%)
  • Trans-Cinnamaldehyde (trace-12%)

Historical Data: Octotea is distilled from a tree found in the Amazon wilderness, on the ranges of the west side of the Andes Mountains. It is commonly referred to by the native people throughout Ecuador as false canilla or false cinnamon. The tree grows to a very large size, reaching up to 48 inches in diameter and over 60 feet tall, making a large canopy top. Historical usage of ocotea dates back more that 500 years, when it was used to aromatize sweets and cakes.

How To Use

  • Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 4 drops of V-6™ or olive oil. Test on small area of skin on the underside of arm and apply to desired area as needed.
  • Caution: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. Avoid direct sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.

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* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.

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