Myrtle Essential Oil

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Myrtle Essential Oil

Description
Myrtle essential oil comes from a small tree with many tough slender boughs. It has a brownish red bark with small pointed leaves. It produces flowers which turn into black berries; both the flowers and leaves are very fragrant.

 

Details
Botanical Name: Myrtus communis
Origin: Morocco
Family: Myrtaceae
Plant Part: Blossom
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Note: Middle to Top
Colour: Pale yellow to orange essential oil
Consistency: Light / Thin
Aromatic Scent: Myrtle essential oil has a clear, fresh scent that is slightly camphoraceous much like Eucalyptus.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove, Hyssop, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Lavender (All), Peppermint (All), Rosemary (All), Spearmint, Thyme (All), and Tea Tree.
Common Uses: Myrtle essential oil is characterized as being antiseptic, an astringent, bactericidal, and as an expectorant. Aromatherapy applications include usage to combat sore throats and coughs.
History: The ancient Egyptians used Myrtle, a plant native to Africa, to remedy sore throats and coughs. As early as 1867 there is also evidence that the essential oil was commonly being used by medical practitioners.

 

Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.

 

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