There are several species of Myrtle that are grown in different parts of the world. Myrtus communis is also referred to as Common Myrtle or True Myrtle. Both the flowers and leaves are highly perfumed, but the essential oil is steam-distilled mainly from the leaves and twigs.
Flushing, cleansing, stimulating, tonic, balancing and supporting
Tones tissue and can be used in blends for oily skins and skin irritations; soothing effect for respiratory problems; loosen and remove mucus; good choice for diffusing for air sprays during epidermis; ease diarrhoea; promotes restful sleep; ease muscular spams
Myrtle oil has a clear, herbaceous scent. It is elevating and euphoric. It also soothes anger.
Blends Well With:
Bergamot, lavender, lemon, rosemary, thyme, tea tree
- 1 part essential oil with 1 part of carrier oil. For age 7 and above, use 1 drop of essential oil to 1 drop of carrier oil.
Apply 2-4 drops on area of concern
Apply to chakras and/or Vita Flex Points
Inhale directly or diffuse
Avoid in cases of endometriosis and estrogen-dependent cancers
Not for use with children under age of 5.
May cause skin irritation. Use no more than 2 drops in 1 tsp (5ml) carrier oil
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