Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis
Origin: Germany – France
*This 1ml size comes in a 5ml bottle, so the bottle will be 20% full.
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in France
Composition: 100% Lemon Balm essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Water-steam distillation
Primary Constituents: Sesquiterpenes, esters: geranial, neral
Viscosity: Medium, thickens with age
Color: Colorless to yellow
About: Melissa, also known as Lemon Balm, has a tart, lemony aroma with herbaceous green base notes. The essential oil is produced in limited quantities each year, making it rare and valuable. Its cleansing properties are useful for skin care, blemishes, and facial care.
Blending Recommendations: Melissa has a one of a kind aroma with a balanced green citrus bouquet. In blending it can easily overwhelm, so only use a small amount.
Basil, Bergamot, Cedar Atlas, Cistus, Clary Sage, Coriander, Frankincense, Rose Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Mandarin, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Ravintsara, Rosemary cineole, Rosemary verbenone, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang.
- Avoid during pregnancy.
- Do not use around children under 2 years old.
- Always dilute.
- Maximum Adult Dilution: 1%; 6 drops per ounce of carrier.
Shelf Life: 2 years
Storage: Store upright, cap closed, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.