Pure, Therapeutic Quality Melissa Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis
Family: Labiatae (Lamiaceae)
Aroma: Lemony, floral
Perfume Note: Top
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Source: Flowering tops, leaves and stems
Main Chemical Components: Neral, geranial, beta-caryophyllene, citronellal
Blends Well With: Roman chamomile, Rose Otto, Neroli, petitgrain, geranium, frankincense essential oils
Description and Uses: Pure, undiluted Melissa oil (we also offer the 5% solution). Melissa is a popular garden herb known also as 'Lemon Balm'.
Melissa essential oil has a soothing but uplifting effect on the mind and body, and has long been used for easing anxiety and lifting the spirit.
Why is this oil so expensive? It takes a large amount (300 pounds!) of fresh lemon balm to yield just 10ml of essential oil.
Want to learn more? Check out recipes using Melissa on our blog.
Cautions: Do not use Melissa essential oil on the skin in direct sunlight. Dilute well and use only a few drops in a bath as it may cause irritation of the skin.
Disclaimer: The information provided here is for educational purposes only, and not intended to treat, prescribe, cure, or diagnose any disease or condition. This information is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Dreaming Earth Botanicals is not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of any of the suggestions, preparations, or procedures discussed. All matters pertaining to your physical health should be supervised by a health care professional. Keep all aromatherapy products out of reach of children.