Lemon Myrtle, Backhousia citriodora Origin: Australia Extraction: Steam distilled, Leaves
The aroma of this essential oil, native to Northern NSW Australia, is lively and refreshingly citrusy. It is a wonderful mood lifter and calming to the central nervous system. High in vitamin C and extremely rich in citral making it very useful for purification. Lemon Myrtle is even more anti-fungal, antimicrobial and anti-bacterial than that of Tea Tree.
Use to help: Reduce the appearance of blemishes. Soothe skin irritations, minor burns and insect bites. Treat cuts and small wounds. Soothe fatigued muscles. Repel insects. Purify the air from unwanted odours.