Myrtle, Dalmation Essential Oil

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Myrtle Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Myrtle Oil
BOTANICAL NAME Myrtus communis
PLANT PARTS USED Leaves
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Croatia
 
Myrtle has been revered since ancient times and its use as an antiseptic and lung remedy remains to this day.
Nature/Essence – Clearing & Purifying
SKIN ICON 72pxFOR THE SKIN
Myrtle is a cleansing and astringent antiseptic, good in toners for acne and oily skin. It is also a popular oil for topical haemorrhoid preparations.
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR THE BODY
Myrtle is a wonderful respiratory oil to help clear congestion and aid immune defences during coughs and colds or for more chronic lower respiratory congestion. Use as an inhalation or add to chest rubs - gentler than Eucalyptus, it is a good choice for children or the elderly.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
Myrtle is uplifting and refreshing, helping to calm irritability and cleanse negative mental states such as fear or anger to restore harmony.
 
BLENDS WELL WITH
Spice Oils, Lavender, Neroli, Lime, BergamotLemon, Bay, Rosemary, Clary Sage, Pine, Cypress
Appearance Pale yellow to orange
Odour Description Powerful, sweet-herbaceous, spicy, fresh
Main Constituents 1,8-cineole, limonene, pinene, myrtenyl acetate, linalool, linalyl and geranyl acetate
Specific Gravity Min0.875 Max0.922
Optical Rotation Min+12 Max +30
Refractive Index Min 1.464 Max1.471

Typical GC analysis
Myrtle-378
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use

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