Chai Hu Oil

Chai Hu Oil


Chai Hu Oil - 4 fl oz
Chai Hu Oil - 15 ml
Chai Hu Oil - 1 oz
Chai Hu Oil - 8 oz
Chai Hu Oil - 2 oz
Chai Hu Oil - 16 oz
Chai Hu Oil - 1 kg (35.2 oz)


Description: Chai Hu essential oil, also known as Bupleurum essential oil, is derived from the roots of the Bupleurum plant (Bupleurum chinense) through a process of steam distillation. The Bupleurum plant is native to East Asia, particularly China and Japan. Chai Hu has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries due to its potential health benefits.

The essential oil extracted from the Bupleurum plant is believed to contain various bioactive compounds, including sesquiterpenes and flavonoids, which are thought to contribute to its medicinal properties. Some of the potential benefits and uses of Chai Hu essential oil include:

  1. Anti-Inflammatory: Chai Hu essential oil is often credited with anti-inflammatory properties that may help reduce inflammation and alleviate related discomfort.
  2. Digestive Support: It has been used traditionally to support digestive health by promoting the healthy functioning of the liver and gallbladder. Chai Hu is thought to stimulate the flow of bile and aid in digestion.
  3. Stress and Mood Regulation: Some traditional uses of Chai Hu suggest that it may have a calming effect on the nervous system and help manage stress and anxiety. It’s believed to have an influence on the body’s energy flow, according to traditional Chinese medicine.
  4. Detoxification: Chai Hu essential oil is believed to assist in the detoxification process by supporting the liver’s natural detox functions. This is one reason it’s often associated with liver health.
  5. Immune Support: Some proponents believe that Chai Hu essential oil may help boost the immune system’s response and promote overall immune health.
  6. Traditional Medicine: Chai Hu is a fundamental herb in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is often used in herbal formulations to balance and regulate the body’s energy (qi) and promote harmony between different organ systems.

Botanical Name: Bupleurum chinense, also known as Radix Bupleuri.

Plant Part: Root

Extraction Method: Steam distilled

Odor and Appearance: Bitter and subtle smell. Golden, light color.

Country of origin: China

Main Constituents: Sesquiterpenes, such as saikosaponins and bupleurumol, as well as flavonoids, which contribute to its potential health benefits

Common Uses: Chai Hu essential oil promotes digestive health, supports liver function, reduces inflammation, manages stress and anxiety, and contributes to traditional Chinese medicine formulations for overall well-being and balance.

Note: Middle to base note.

Blends well with: Bergamot, Lavender, Frankincense, Cedarwood, Geranium, Roman Chamomile, Clary Sage, and Lemon.

Contraindications: Chai Hu essential oil should be used cautiously, with consideration for potential skin sensitivity, individual health conditions, and medications. Pregnant and nursing women, children, and pets may require extra caution. The oil’s effects on various health aspects, including its contraindications, are not extensively documented, so consulting with a qualified healthcare professional or aromatherapist before use is essential.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.*

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