- Botanical name: Myrtus communis
- Family: Myrtaceae
- Origin:Native to North Africa, cultivated throughout the Mediterranean
- Characteristics: A pale yellow or orange liquid with a clear, fresh, camphoraceous, sweet herbaceous scent similar to eucalyptus
- Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary sage, Clove, Hyssop, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Spearmint, Thyme, Tea tree
- Common Uses:
- Myrtle is antiseptic and bactericidal particularly in pulmonary and urinary infections. It is used in chronic conditions of the lungs, where there is excessive bronchial catarrh. It is suitable for children who is suffering with coughs and chest complaints
- Uplifting and refreshing effect. Myrtle soothe feelings of anger, greed, envy or fear. It helps addiction.
- Myrtle has antiseptic and deodorizing properties. Use wisely for cleanse oily, infected skin and acne.
- It may cause skin or mucous membrane irritation in sensitive clients