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Melissa Essential Oil
Melissa Essential Oil
Botanical Name:Melissa officinalis
Geographic Origin: France
Method of Farming: Wild
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Part of Plant: Leaves
size price payment method
10ml (1/3 fl oz)
Melissa Essential Oil

Melissa Essential Oil has a very fresh, somewhat sweet citrus and herb like aroma. The color of the oil is light yellow or amber. It is steam distilled from the leaves and flowering tops of an aromatic perennial herb.

Please note: Melissa Essential Oil is a rare and precious oil which is often adulterated.

Why Auroma Melissa Essential Oil from The Aromatherapy Place? So you neednít worry about buying essential oils that have been adulterated: Everyday Aromatherapy has been a ritual in Australia dating back to the Aborigines. Auroma has the technology and ability to analyze and validate every essential oil by conducting Gas Chromotography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) testing and analysis. The Auroma laboratory is staffed by a team of experts, including two Ph.D Chemists, a Chemical Engineer, a Cosmetic Applications Chemist, trained perfumer and three accredited Aromatherapists. Every batch, every time!

For those of you who would like to enjoy the exquisite aroma and wonderful properties of Melissa at a more affordable price, you can also find it at The Aromatherapy Place as a 3% dilution in Jojoba.

Suggested items for use with Melissa Essential Oil

Properties of Melissa Essential Oil

antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiviral, antibactericidal, carminative, cordial, diaphoretic, febrifuge, tonic

Aromatherapy uses for Melissa Essential Oil

Visit our General Aromatherapy Uses page.

Specifc Uses: Antidepressant. Wonderful in an Oil Burner to relieve stress.

Safety information for Melissa Essential Oil

Please visit our General Essential Oil Safety Information page for important safety guidelines on using essential oils.

Specifc Safety Information: Melissa essential oil is non-toxic. However, care must be taken as the oil is a possilbe sensitiser and dermal irritant. See The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy by Salvatorre Battaglia, Second edition published by The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy in 2003 page 233.

Aromatherapy Recipes containing Melissa Essential Oil

Colic Tummy Rub Oil

Most digestive woes are helped by a simple tummy massage. Try this wonderful rub from The Aromatherapy Place.

  Ingredient Amount Unit
  Chamomile Roman Essential Oil 2 drops
  Fennel Essential Oil Sweet 1 drop
  Melissa Essential Oil 1 drop
  Almond Oil Sweet Pure 4 oz

Add essential oils to 1 ounce Almond Oil Sweet Pure in a 30 ml Amber Glass Cosmetic Jar and mix stir vigorously. After mixing, gently massage the tummy.

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