Kabousu - Citrus sphaerocarpa

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Botanical Name - Kabousu - Citrus sphaerocarpa.

Plant Origin - Japan.

Oil taken from - Fruit peel.

Extraction Method - Cold pressed.

Aroma Description - Fresh, uplifting & tart lime/mandarin citrus aroma

with gentle ripe pear-like undertones.


Traditional uses for Japanese Kabousu Essential Oil include -

Kabousu are small, green sour fruits, native to Japan, - often used as a flavouring to freshly prepared food to give a tart, citrus kick.

Kabousu is a rare and precious Essential Oil that is hard to source but at Mantra Aromatherapy we are pleased offer this delightful product as part of our Japanese Essential Oil range.

As it is a rare product we are currently only able to offer pure Kabousu Essential Oil in 1ml and 5ml sizes.

Kabousu Essential Oil is stimulating and refreshing to the body, and relaxing/calming to the mind.  It helps combat anxiety and nervous conditions when used regularly.

It is a strong anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory agent, making it useful in skin care support to de-toxify and remove impurities. It is great for oily and greasy hair and skin types as it can re-address and help normalize the balance of oil secretions.

When used as part of a massage blend it is stimulating to the digestive and circulatory systems and helps to cleanse and remove impurities from the body.  It is deeply de-toxifying and helps with cellulite and fluid retention.

Kabousu is very pleasant to burn and can be used to freshen stale air and help improve and mask unpleasant odours.


Japanese Kabousu Essential Oil blends well with -

Rose Geranium, Hinoki, Ylang Ylang, Cypress, Nutmeg, Yuzu, Lemongrass, Sugi, Kumquat, Sandalwood, Cocoa, , Cherry Blossom and Cypress Essential Oils amongst many others.


Mantra Aromatherapy's Japanese Kabousu Essential Oil is -

A pure and neat Essential Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap and its own dripper insert for ease of use.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy's Japanese Kabousu Essential Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

Always store pure Essential Oils/Absolute Oils in brown glass bottles in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any Essential Oil/Absolute Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal!

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should never be -

taken internally,

put on the skin without being correctly diluted first. 

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed  skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using Essential Oils/Absolute Oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Essential Oil/Absolute Oil.

Please note - important information - 

Disclaimer for Mantra Aromatherapy's Essential Oils, Absolute Oils and

Products -

The section on the Traditional Uses of Essential Oils/Absolute Oils is just that - what each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil has been used for Traditionally by generations of users. 

Mantra Aromatherapy are not making any medical claims for the uses of any of the Essential Oils/Absolute Oils/Products we sell. 

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should not be used to treat, cure or prevent any medical condition and they should not be used to substitute mainstream medical treatments. 

We reflect only what has been written about the reputed traditional uses of each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil to help guide you to a starting point for your own personal requirements, enjoyment and research.