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Litsea cubeba

Botanical Properties

Exotic verbena is a small tropical tree that belongs to the Lauraceae family. Its evergreen, alternate leaves lead to flowers. Its fruits ressemble peppercorns in shape.

Origin and history

Originating in China, Litsea cubeba or exotic verbena is widely used for its scent in cosmetics, and for its therapeutic anti-inflammatory, sedative, and calming properties.

Organoleptic properties

 Aspect: liquid
 Colour: orange-yellow
 Odour: fruity, citrusy, fresh


Distilled parts: fruits

Country of origin: Vietnam

Density: 0,878 – 0,992


Main biochemical components or chemotype:
Geraniol, Neral
 Allergenic molecules naturally found within this essential oil:
Citral, Limonene, Linalool, Geraniol, Citranellol
Certain natural components of this essential oil may cause allergic reactions. Please do an allergy test on the skin in the crease of your elbow before using this product.



Our organic exotic verbena essential oil is:
• Sedative 
• Calming 
• Anxiolytic
• Antibacterial 
• Antiviral
• Antimycotic
• Dermatological 
• Anti-inflammatory 



With its soft, soothing perfume, exotic verbena essential oil will put an end to insomnia. It is also prescribed against anxiety, nervous depression, rheumatisms, tendonitis, fungal infections, and acne. 



Please consult a doctor before taking any treatment or therapy orally.
Oral administration:
Take 2 drops of organic exotic verbena essential oil 2 times a day. Mix with some honey or syrup, or on a lozenge to help treat insomnia.  
On the skin:
 Mix 2drops of organic exotic verbena essential oil with 6 drops of sesame oil and use to locally massage areas affected by tendonitis. 
By diffusion:
By diffusing this oil into the atmosphere, exotic verbena essential oil provides a soft ambiance with a pleasant, fresh, and citrusy scent. Diffusing this oil for a few minutes in the bedroom will help to promote sleep and relax the body. 


Possible synergies

Blend: Oregano, Tea tree

Energetic values and synergies

In energy aromatherapy, exotic verbena essential oil is linked to the throat Chakra, “Vishuddha”, which is associated with the colour blue. 
By stimulating Vishuddha, exotic verbena essential oil will liberate any pent up tension, free one from the burden of depression, and harmonise energy flows.
Synergy: Neroli, Frankincense 



Inflammable. Utilisation par voie orale sur avis médical. Tenir hors de portée des enfants. Éviter les contacts avec les yeux. Déconseillée aux enfants de moins de 3 ans et aux femmes enceintes ou allaitantes. Ne pas appliquer sur la peau avant une exposi


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