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Zhangjiajie Litsea Cubeba Oil

Food 2012/07/26 View:2866

Litsea Cubeba is called “hotson” and “mountain pepper” by the local people. It is a condiment of a lot of food.

Litsea Cubeba can eat fresh fruit,also can fry oil. The main components of oil are limonene, JiaQuan heptenone. It can make all kinds of food, or be used as perfume for cigarettes, cosmetics,toothpaste and soap. It’s the best raw material for synthetic vitamin a ionone spices.

When eating dumplings, rice or noodles, people can add a drop of Litsea Cubeba oil, thus gaining a sweet and spicy feeling.

Translated by Sophia

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