Myrtle Essential Oil 10ml

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  • Cleansing, balancing, toning

  • A gentler alternative to Eucalyptus

  • Balancing and regulating for greasy, acne prone skin

  • Species
    Myrtus communis
  • Origin
    Tunisia
  • Extraction Process
    Steam distilled.
  • Perfume Note
    TOP / MIDDLE

Myrtle essential oil can be used as a gentle alternative to more intensive oils such as Tea Tree and Eucalyptus. It may be a useful oil to have burning just before bed to help you feel calm and relaxed (and particularly useful if you're suffering from a cold). 

It has been used in skincare to help balance oily complexions and used in massage it may be effective as a gentle muscle ease.

 

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  • Species
    Myrtus communis
  • Origin
    Tunisia
  • Extraction Process
    Steam distilled.
  • Perfume Note
    TOP / MIDDLE

Myrtle essential oil can be used as a gentle alternative to more intensive oils such as Tea Tree and Eucalyptus. It may be a useful oil to have burning just before bed to help you feel calm and relaxed (and particularly useful if you're suffering from a cold). 

It has been used in skincare to help balance oily complexions and used in massage it may be effective as a gentle muscle ease.

 

To diffuse in a traditional burner, simply fill dish with water and add a few drops of oil on top before lighting the candle. For electrical fragrancers, follow instructions given by the manual. For massage: dilute in a carrier oil and gently massage over the skin. Add a few drops to a handkerchief or inhale directly from the bottle if you are on the go. Dilute in distilled water and pour into spray bottle for an all-natural room fragrancer.
You may find that Myrtle blends especially well with Benzoin, Lavender, Bergamot, Elemi, Rosewood, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Myrrh, Neroli, Rose, Jasmine, Lemon, Eucalyptus, Rosemary, Lemongrass, Clary Sage, Coriander, Ylang-Ylang, and Melissa.
Native to the Mediterranean.
Add 2-3 drops to a burner or vaporiser as an alternative to Eucalyptus if you're suffering from a cough or cold. Add 2-3 drops to 5ml of carrier oil and use in massage for a gentle muscle ease. Blend into a base cream or lotion and use in your skincare regime to help balance oily complexions.

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 in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.

Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.

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 childrens coughs and chest complaints

from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis.
Inci Name

Myrtus communis Oil

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