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

See Essential Oils Safety and Usage.

References and Resources

See Aromatherapy References and Resources page.

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