Massoia Bark Indonesia
C-10 Massoia lactone is a major constituent of its essential oil which has been proven as the antibacterial principle. It is used in improving circulation and reputed to have some aphrodisiac qualities. It has been used by Javanese and Balinese women to prepare a warming ointment, called bobory, with a pleasant smell. It is said that the skin can get a scarlet blushing of the skin from this remedy, and today the concentrated oil from Massoia bark is considered a skin irritant.