Elemi was one of the aromatics used in ancient Egypt. It has a light fresh scent, balsamic-spicy, lemon like. Blends well with Myrrh, Frankincense, Lavender, Rosemary. It is said to be a very grounding oil and is a base note in perfumery. May be helpful for nervous exhaustion, stress and is known to be a general stimulant. It may promote peace and joy, centering and balancing upper and lower chakras. Elemi is said to stimulate the Thymus gland and strengthen the immune system, particularly at the beginning of an illness. May fortify the body. May be helpful for respiratory complaints, bronchitis, unproductive cough, congestion. It is said to be very rejuvenating for aged skin and wrinkles. May be helpful for healing infected wounds, ulcers. Avoid on sensitive or damaged skin. Avoid in pregnancy and with babies and children.