• Astringent, tonic and antiseptic

  • A versatile oil suitable for all ages in alleviating respiratory problems

  • Myrtus communis Oil is a volatile oil obtained by steam distillation from the leaves of the Myrtle, Myrtus communis L, Myrtaceae

SpeciesOriginExtraction ProcessPerfume Note
Myrtus communis
Tunisia
Steam distilled.
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Myrtle essential oil is a gentle way of treating conditons associated with respiratory problems and is especially to good to use with children.
Myrtus communis Oil is a volatile oil obtained by steam distillation
from the leaves of the Myrtle, Myrtus communis L., Myrtaceae.
Clear fresh camphoraceous sweet herbaceous scent (somewhat similar to Eucalyptus).
Astringent, tonic, antiseptic.
Myrtus communis Oil
Since the Greek goddess Aphrodite hid under a Myrtle bush, Myrtle has stood for beauty, purity and love. Garlands of Myrtle were worn at weddings in biblical times as a symbol of conjugal love. Brides bedecked themselves with myrtle leaves. Leaves and flowers was a major ingredient of Angels Water a sixteenth century skin care lotion.
DILUTE TO 5% OR LESS IN A CARRIER OIL BEFORE SKIN APPLICATION. KEEP OUT OF EYES. DO NOT SWALLOW.
"Its most important properties are antiseptic and bactericidal, particularly in pulmonary and urinary infections, as illustrated by Dioscorides. It is especially valuable in chronic conditions of the lungs, and where there is a lot of bronchial catarrh. Because of its relative mildness, this is a very suitable oil to use for children's coughs and chest complaints." - from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis.