Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil
Purifying, Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil is ideal to diffuse to purify the air. Endowed with an exceptional fragrance, Lemon Myrtle essential oil reveals an intense, refreshing and lemony scent. Lemon Myrtle essential oil is also used in purifying skin care products.
The Lemon Myrtle is a tree of the Myrtaceae family. It grows only in the rainforests of Australia. Its Latin name Backousia citriodora comes from the English botanist who “discovered” it, James Backhouse, and its fresh lemon scent. Its shiny, permanent leaves, which contain the essential oil, give off a delicate lemon scent when crushed. They were also used by the Australian aborigines as a tonic drink taken as tea or as a skin plaster.
They were squeezed and inhaled to clear the airways and relieve congestion in the chest. Also used in cooking, Lemon Myrtle is one of the most widespread aromas in Australia. Due to its composition rich in antimicrobial and antifungal actis, this essential oil was historically used as a component in deodorants and soothing and purifying creams for skin with imperfections.
It is traditionally used to improve the following situations: Bacterial and mycotic infections, Acne-prone skin, Foot and hand care.
Purifying and powerful antifungal
1-2 drops in a diffuser, in your cosmetics, in a bath or in a carrier massage oil.
Specifications for Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil
|Ingredients||Certified Organic 100% Pure essential oil extracted from Backhousia Citriodora.|
|Botanical Name||Backhousia Citriodora|
|Other Names||Lemon scented myrtle, lemon scented ironwood, sweet verbena tree, sweet verbena myrtle|
|Country of Origin||Australia|
|Packaging||Glass bottle with dropper|
|Precautions||Do not use during pregnancy.
Not for internal use.
Irritating to the skin in its pure state; always use well diluted in skin use. Caution especially on sensitive or allergic skin.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present a risk of allergy in certain sensitive persons when the essential oil is incorporated in a cosmetic composition: linalool, citral (geranial and neral).
As a general rule, always do an application test of your preparation, in the crease of the elbow, at least 48 hours before using it.
Dangerous. Observe the precautions for use.
May cause a skin allergy. Causes skin irritation (risk linked to the product in its pure form).
Information regarding the interaction of Lemon Myrtle with drugs, foods, or herbs is lacking. Do not use the essential oil internally. For internal use, prepare a tea.
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