Organic Melissa Essential Oil is also sometimes known as Organic Lemon Balm Essential Oil.
Our Organic Melissa Essential Oil is steam distilled from the leaves of Melissa officinalis, an aromatic herb that is native to Europe. The yield for Melissa Essential Oil is extremely low, making 100% pure Melissa Essential Oil difficult to acquire. As with all of our organic ingredients, it is certified organic by CCOF.
Aromatically, our Organic Melissa Essential Oil has a bright, lemony, herbaceous aroma that most individuals find very pleasant and uplifting.
Within skin care applications, Melissa Essential Oil is best suited for oily skin. For emotional applications, Organic Melissa Essential Oil can help to soothe feelings of stress and anxiety and it can be helpful in promoting balanced, healthy sleep. We welcome and encourage you to research and learn about this very important essential oil.
For topical formulations intended for adults, Essential Oil Safety Edition 2 by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young recommends a dermal maximum of 1.5% for Organic Melissa Essential Oil based on its content of Neral and Geranial (Citral).
Below is a summary of the key constituents present within our Organic Melissa Essential Oil:
- B-Caryophyllene: 21.98%
- Geranial: 19.63%
- Neral/a-Humulene (Coelutions): 14.27%
- Germacrene d: 12.84%
*Shelf life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the average reasonable shelf life of an ingredient
when it is stored and handled properly.