Yuzu Essential Oil
Latin name Citrus junos – Family species Rutaceae
The fruit juice, rind, and fruit itself of the Yuzu fruit are used extensively as food flavorings in Japan. The Asian citrus fruit is also a symbol of the winter solstice in Japan (Toji) where bathing with Yuzu fruit during this time is a popular custom.
Yuzu essential oil is a very versatile oil (see blend listings below).
Oil Selection Guide
Color – Yellow orange
Viscosity – Watery
Scent – Citrusy blend of lime, grapefruit, lemon, and tangerine
Perfume Aroma – Top note
Oil Source Information
Plant Type – Tree
Parts Used – Peel / rind of fruit
Country of Origin – Japan
Extraction Method – Cold expression
Known Chemical Constituents
limonene, y-terpinene, b-phellandrene, myrcene, linalool, a-pinene, terpinolene
Applications and Uses
Yuzu is used in aromatherapy.
Yuzu blends well with
Precautions / Contraindications
References and Resources
See Aromatherapy References and Resources page.
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