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The Benefits of Litsea Cubeba

Litsea Cubeba

Originally published in the Plant Prana Newsletter November 9, 2020.

Litsea Cubeba- (also known as May Chang) – may be sensitizing to the skin

IMMUNE: epidemics

DIGESTIVE: indigestion

MUSCULAR: contracture and spasms

RESPIRATORY: slows down respiratory rate (used for anxiety, panic, and paradoxical ​​​breathing)

NERVOUS: psychosomatic conditions


ENERGETIC: inhibits the meng mein, solar plexus, and the forehead

SPIRITUAL: helps one to be non-reactive, conductivity

​Used extensively by the Atayal Aborigines in Taiwan.