Champaca Essential Oil (Magnolia champaca)


Champaca may also be referred to as Champaca, Champaca Flower, Frangipani, Champa, Champak Sapu. It is typically processed in India, southeast China, Réunion, and Madagascar using steam distillation of the fresh flowers as a method for extracting oil from the flowers.


Champaca Essential Oil is distilled from flowers very similar to plumeria. The scent is floral with fruity undertones. Often used in perfume blends because of its unique delightful fragrance. White Champa is use to calm, relax, and create safety. It is an aphrodisiac. The flowers of Champa are considered very precious among the Indian flowers. The smell of champaca flower is unique and attracting. Harvested at night as the scent is at its best.

Essential Facts

  • Aroma Description: Rich, velvety, suave, vanilla-sweet floral with warm, dense, peach/apricot-like notes and spicy tea- and hay-like undertones; the rich, sweet floral and tea/hay notes remain in the long drydown.
  • Common Name(s): Champaca, Champaca Flower, Frangipani, Champa, Champak Sapu
  • Synonyms(s) for Magnolia champaca: Michelia champaca, Michelia tsiampacca var. champaca

  • Botanical Family: Magnoliaceae
  • Botanical Genus: Magnolia
  • Perfumery Note: Middle
  • Consistency: Medium
  • Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
  • Color: pale green in hue, transparent liquid
  • Countries of Production: India, southeast China, Réunion, and Madagascar
  • Indigenous Country: China, India, Madagascar
  • Processing Methods: Steam distillation of the fresh flowers
  • Part Typically Used: Flowers
  • Vegan Vegan

Essential Details

Benefits & Uses

May be benefitial for addressing the following ailments:


Properties of Champaca:

Anti-depressant, Aphrodisiac, Emollient , Calming, Warming, Anti-spasmodic, Antiseptic, Stimulant, Euphoric, Nurturing, Sensual, Gently Clarifyin

Therapeutic Benefits of Champaca:

Anti-depressant Anti-septic Anti-spasmodic Aphrodisiac Calming Stimulant Warming

Other Uses for Champaca:

Aroma lamp, bath, diffusor, inhaler, light bulb ring, massage, mist spray, perfume.

Aromatherapy Massage Natural Perfumery

Cautions & Safety

Cautions when using Champaca:

Caution during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Champaca is not recommended for therapeutic purposes.

Safety Precautions for Champaca:

Maximum dermal use level in pregnancy and breastfeeding is 17.5%; no known hazards or contraindications. Dilute before using. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.