Alchemica Botanica Nan Mu

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Chinese Cedar Wood
The Chinese cedar wood is a large, slow-growing evergreen tree native to southern China and Vietnam. Its oil helps protect it from decay and damage from insects and environmental conditions making it ideal for boat building and other construction. Nan Mu also has medicinal benefits. Its smokey, pine-like quality gives it a special connection with the kidney and the origin of essence and Qi. It acts quickly, is easy to use and is cost effective.

Common Uses
* To open the Ren Mai and break up yin stasis.
* To clear phlegm heat in the lung.
* To clear damp heat in the lower jiao.
* To help check diarrhea and vomiting.
* To help disperse edema.

Major known chemical constituents: sesquiterpenes (cedrine), sesquiterpinols (cedrol), keytones

Available in 5ml bottles
Alchemica Botanica was started by Evelyn Robert, L.Ac. It grew out of her deep respect for Chinese medicinal herbs developed over more than 30 years as a TCM practitioner - and chiefly inspired by Daoist Master Dr. Jeffrey Yuen whose teaching on the use of essential oils in TCM has guided practitioners into new dimensions of treatment.

From the beginning Evelyn’s search for reputable extractors in China and testing oils has been a slow but important process. She began visiting large and small extractors, distillers, and perfumers who were enthusiastic and dedicated to producing high quality essential oils from the finest authentic herbs. Her suppliers gradually fell into place – among them a factory/plantation using CO2 extraction in Guangdong Province, a small family-run steam distillery in Jiangxi Province, and a large distillery in southern China focusing on the Chrysanthemum scent.

In the end Evelyn’s persistence paid off. Alchemica Botanica TCM Essential Oils became the first line of essential oils dedicated purely to traditional Chinese herbs and substances, intended for therapeutic use in acupuncture and Chinese medicine in general. It fills a void in currently available essential oils by providing practitioners and their patients with authentic Chinese medicinal herb essences that are easy to use, fast acting and cost effective.
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