Cubeb Essential Oil is extracted using steam distillation of the dried cubeb berries of the plant and originates from Indonesia. It belongs to pepper family and has similarities to Black pepper. However this oil is not as peppery in aroma as Black Pepper essential oil and has a softer, mellower, sweet warm and woody fragrance. This oil serves as a middle base note in fragrance applications.
Mind: Cubeb essential oil is energizing to the senses. Add few drops to bathing water or diffuse in air before sleep.
Body: Cubeb Essential oil is a light, calming oil that helps to balance the emotions, softens the dges and helps to generally energize the body. It is also an excellent oil to use after strenuous workouts or for achy joints. It can also help to soothe menstrual discomfort. Mix 2 drops of cubeb, 2 drops of Majoram sweet with 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil and massage lower abdomen to soothe discomfort.
Caution: Avoid during pregnancy and with sensitive skin. It can cause possible sensitization in some individuals, so use in very low concentration only. It is important to note that all Essential Oils are extremely concentrated in nature and if to be applied on the skin or body, should always be diluted upto a maximum dosage of 4% in a suitable carrier oil.