Certified Organic Therapeutic Grade, Therapeutic Grade: J - O
Lemon myrtle essential oil, certified organic
100% pure therapeutic grade, certified organic, BioGro
Botanical name: Backhousia citriodora
Plant part: leaves
Extraction method: steam distillation
Colour: pale yellow
Common uses: There is growing evidence it is an effective germicide.
Strength of aroma: strong
Aromatic scent: Extremely lemony and crisp. More lemon that lemon but not as sharp as lemongrass. A really beautiful lemon perfume.
History: A potent antibacterial and germicide, lemon myrtle is gaining a reputation as a more effective germ killer than teatree.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
Cautions: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.
General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils
Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).