Lemon myrtle oil
Native to Australia, lemon myrtle has long been used by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for various purposes. Lemon Myrtle essential oil is distilled from the citrus scented leaves of the subtropical lemon myrtle plant. Lemon myrtle’s sweet warm lemon aroma has a calming, cheerful, fresh, revitalising and relaxing effect.
Lemon myrtle oil’s most valued properties include that it is antimicrobial, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory. As a result it is often used to clean surfaces and skin and purify the air. Along with creating a calm and relaxing aroma, it also can aid to ease muscle pains and inflammation. Lemon myrtle essential oil can also be highly mentally uplifting and a natural antidepressant as its sedative properties help to relax and calm the mind in times of stress. The oil can also help with concentration and focus of the mind.
The primary uses of lemon myrtle essential oil include:
- Diffusing for a calming and relaxing aroma and an increased sense of wellbeing
- Add a drop of Lemon Myrtle essential oil to your water for a refreshing taste.
- Add a few drops in a warm foot bath for a muscle pains and inflammation
- Add a drop in facial cleanser or moisturiser for boosted purifying properties
- Combine several drops of lemon myrtle and wild orange essential oil to a spray bottle with water and white vinegar for an all-purpose cleaner.
Directions for use
- Place 3-4 drops of oil into the pod daily for one week then top up weekly
- For best results leave uncorked
Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Possible skin sensitivity.
Always dilute with a carrier oil to minimize skin sensitivity.