Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil
Lemon Myrtle is a rainforest tree that occurs naturally in Australia.
- Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: There are several types of Myrtle: Aniseed Myrtle, Red Myrtle, Green Myrtle, and Honey Myrtle.
- Chemistry: Lemon Myrtle is high in aldehydes (neral, geranial).
- Digestive: provides relief from spasms and cramps
- Immune System: supports immunity
- Musculoskeletal: soothes inflammations
- Nervous System: uplifting, calming, and sedative for anxiety, stress, and depression, promotes concentration and focus
- Skin: soothes inflamed skin conditions
- Spiritual: supports the Solar Plexus Chakra associated with personal will, power, and mental ability
- Scent Profile: Mid to top note with a Sweet lemon scent
- Longevity: The aroma of Lemon Myrtle can last up to 100 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Citrus
- Blends well with: Blue Cypress, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Lemon Eucalyptus, Nerolina, Niaouli, Rosalina, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Tea Tree
- Avoid use on broken skin.
- All varieties should be avoided during pregnancy including Lemon Myrtle, Aniseed Myrtle, Red Myrtle, Green Myrtle, and Honey Myrtle because it can disturb the development of the embryo or fetus.
Products Using Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil
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- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.