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OCOTEA (Ishpink) Organic

size: 6.00 W × 4.00 H × 3.00 L
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Botanical Name: Ocotea Quixos (Also known as Ishpingo, or Ishpink which is the name of the Ocotea flower)

Country of Origin: Ecuador's Amazon Basin

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Branches and leaves

Consistency: Liquid

Aromatic Description: A hint of cinnamon base, Warm, herbaceous, Sweet-spicy, and slightly woody with an under tone of warmwood

Perfumery Note: Middle

Aromatherapy Properties: (Uses)
Ocotea oil has a very low amount of cinnamaldehyde (less than 5%) unlike its cousin cinnamon that can contain up to 50% cinnamaldehyde. This is the compound that creates skin sensitivity and can produce toxicity if used in large does on a daily basis. With Ocotea essential oil, there are no safety concerns in this regard. Ocotea is different from traditional cinnamon. Ocotea has high levels of alpha-humulene—one of the highest of any known essential oil. Alpha-humulene can balance the body’s internal response to irritation. Other Ocotea Certified Organic essential oil benefits includes: Supports the liver in balancing metabolism, Ocotea impacts emotional state, insulin balanced, then looses weight, Disinfectant properties, Aesthetic, Anti-diarrhea, Aesthetic, Antibiotic (Trans-cinmalohol), Anti-inflammatory (has sesquiterpenes that reduce inflammation), Ocotea oil has shown to eliminate parasites, Candida and streptococcal. Use Ocotea to treat foot fungus by applying it tropically for 3 to 5 days. Reduces glucose (A type of sugar). Glucose absorbed directly into the bloodstream during digestion. Stress mat also increase the glucose. To lowers blood sugar, Ocotea essential oil may help by holing 2-4 drops under tongue­ 10-12 minutes until blood sugar is normal. Ocotea can be beneficial to people with diabetes. Mix 1 drop of Ocotea oil in 8 ounce of water and drink it in the evening to help with weight loss and Reducing food cravings. Same treatment may be also used for skin fungal infections in other parts of the nody such as hands, neck or forehead. Skin Fungal infection may take longer to go away and the treatment may be needed fora longer period of time. Diffuser: Fill your diffuser cup with distilled water and add 5 Drops of pure Ocotea essential oil, & follow the manufacture's instructions. 

Blends well with: Clove Bud, Frankincense, Ginger, Lavender 40/42, Orange Sweet, and Thyme Red

History: Historical usage of ocotea dates back more than 500 years, when it was used to aromatize sweets and cakes. Ocotea was also traditionally used for digestive support and as disinfectant. Ocotea species are distributed in subtropical and tropical regions, often at higher altitudes, and is related to the cinnamon species. The African and Madagascan species all have bisexual flowers (possessing both male and female parts), whereas the Ocotea trees grown in Amazon species have flowers that are unisexual (either male or female). Seed distribution of some Ocotea species is performed by frugivorous (Fruit eater) birds such as toucans. Only the female trees producing foliage suitable for distillation into essential oils. There is minimal, if any damage to the environment, and most importantly, Mother Nature is being respected.

Certified Organics: All of our Certified Organic Essential Oils are from carefully selected stocks. They are recognized as Certified Organic Processors and their oils have all been certified under the world renowned QAI Organics Standard. Chemicals such as pesticides, fungicides and fertilizers are prohibited. Instead the products are cultivated using traditional farming methods. Soil fertility is built; natural systems are worked with, not against.

Important Note: The information provided in the Oil Profiles area is for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General Safety Information: Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.

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