Aroma: Boldy lemon-scented and sweet
Latin Name: Backhousia citriodora
Country of Origin: Australia
Cultivation Method: Conventionally grown
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Extracted From: Leaves
Perfumery Note: Top / Middle
Aromatherapy Properties: Uplifting, freshening, and bright
Suggested Use: Use the aroma to boost mood or deodorize the air. Very heavily diluted, it can be beneficial topically for its astringent qualities. Dilute to 0.5%, which equals about 3 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier oil. Dilute more heavily with sensitive skin.
History: The indigenous people of Australia have used lemon myrtle as a spice and healing herb for generations. Its nickname is "Queen of the lemon herbs."
Specific Safety Information: Not for internal use. Dilute heavily with topical use. Avoid during pregnancy, breastfeeding, with young children, and with certain health conditions. Ask your doctor if you have any questions before use.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure a disease.